Jeff Currie

Goldman Sachs

Global Head of Commodities Research, Global Investment Research (GIR)

Jeff is global head of Commodities Research in Global Investment Research (GIR). He is responsible for conducting research on commodity market dynamics in the context of corporate risk management programs, short and long- term commodity investment strategies and asset allocation. Jeff is also a member of the GIR Client and Business Standards Committee, Growth Markets Executive Group and Macro Executive Committee. Jeff was European co-head of Economics, Commodities and Strategy Research from 2010 to 2012. He was based in London from 2003 until 2012, when he moved to New York. He has since returned to London. Over the years, the commodities research team has consistently been ranked number one under Jeff’s direction, and in 2011, he was named CNBC Analyst of the Year by City A.M. Jeff joined Goldman Sachs in 1996 and was named managing director in 2002 and partner in 2008. Prior to joining the firm, Jeff taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in microeconomics and econometrics at The University of Chicago and served as the associate editor of Resource and Energy Economics. Jeff also worked as a consulting economist, specializing in energy and other microeconomic issues, at Ernst and Young, LLP and Economic Insight, Inc. In addition, he has advised government agencies in the US, European Union and Russia. Jeff earned a PhD in Economics from The University of Chicago in 1996.

SESSIONS WITH Jeff Currie

Monday, 1 March

  • 11:50am - 12:20pm (CST) / 01/mar/2021 05:50 pm - 01/mar/2021 06:20 pm

    Plenary

    Oil & Gas: What kind of recovery?

    Panel Markets/Economics/Strategy Downstream/Midstream/Chemicals Upstream Oil & Gas Finance & Investment/Trading & Risk Management

    The COVID pandemic collapsed oil and gas demand in 2020, and some believe that energy transition and ESG financial pressures may challenge future demand. Oil and gas producers globally are racing to reduce costs and emissions. Still, investors have fled from hydrocarbon assets, and sustained low investment could constrain supply capacity to meet demand. What are the implications for price swings, investment patterns and company strategies? Will the financial sector shape the future of this recovery?