• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Britt Harris

The University of Texas/Texas A&M University Investment Management Company (UTIMCO)

Chief Executive Officer & President

Britt Harris has over 30 years’ investment experience leading several of the largest, most successful, and most innovative investment organizations in America. He is a member of the President’s Working Group for Financial Markets and an advisor to the Dallas Federal Reserve. He is one of only a few people who have worked extensively in both the private and public sectors. Mr. Harris is currently CEO and President at the University of Texas/Texas A&M University Investment Management Company (UTIMCO) which is the largest public endowment in America. Prior to UTIMCO, he was CIO for the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), CEO for Bridgewater Associates, CIO and President for Verizon Investment Management Corporation and a managing director for Asea Brown Boveri in Europe. He got his start in his home state of Texas. He has three times been named one of America’s leading pension plan investment chiefs, been consistently named among the top five asset investors in the world and was honored with a lifetime achievement for distinguished service to the financial industry. Mr. Harris is an executive professor for “Titans of Investing” at his alma mater Texas A&M University and The University of Texas and serves on a variety of public and private boards.

Sessions With Britt Harris

Monday, 6 March

  • 03:55pm - 04:35pm (CST) / 06/mar/2023 09:55 pm - 06/mar/2023 10:35 pm

    The Restructuring of Energy Markets

    The oil market has been radically transformed over the past year. Oil is priced based on its origin and not just its quality. Trade flows have been fundamentally altered. The G-7 price cap is an effort to regulate the price at which third parties buy Russian oil. And at the same time, a major geopolitical story of our time—the US-China rivalry—continues to unfold and reshape investment, supply chains, and trade flows. EV sales are growing and climate concerns are driving aspirations to reduce oil consumption in major markets. How do these factors impact the future of oil investment, OPEC+, and how the oil market will function in the years ahead?