Jeffrey Currie

Goldman Sachs International

Global Head of Commodities Research in 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 Jeffrey Currie

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 04:20pm - 05:00pm (CST) / 08/mar/2022 10:20 pm - 08/mar/2022 11:00 pm

    Assuring Stability in Energy Markets

    Panel Geopolitics/Policy/Regulatory

    Even as ESG pressures have driven many oil and gas companies to diversify away from hydrocarbons, demand for oil and gas is increasing. Presumptive underinvestment has led to near-term and anticipated future oil and gas supply shortages and market volatility. What will be the source of investment and production that will help sustain global economic growth? Do OPEC countries have the spare capacity to respond to market demand? Can US oil and gas companies meet investor demands for increased returns and still increase production? Can the oil and gas industry employ its engineering and technology capacity and ability to execute at scale to accelerate emissions reductions? Can oil and gas be the financial driver for energy and economic diversification?