James Stevenson, Senior Director, Global Coal, Energy, IHS Markit, leads the global coal analysis team. Dr. Stevenson’s expertise includes supply-demand dynamics of the international coal markets, coal price forecasting, coal transportation, and coal export logistics and infrastructure. He is also the IHS Markit coal research expert for North America. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Dr. Stevenson spent five years in coal trading, most recently as Vice President, Coal Analysis, at Mercuria Energy Trading, Inc., and before that as Coal Strategist at Louis Dreyfus Highbridge Energy. Prior to that, he worked at Eraring Energy in the Australian utility industry. Dr. Stevenson holds undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Sydney in Australia, and a PhD from Yale University.