Kevin Lindemer, Managing Director, Downstream Consulting, Energy, at IHS Markit, has 30 years of experience in the oil and downstream petroleum industries and is an expert on the global oil industry. He has led numerous strategic consulting and research projects around the world in the energy, biofuels, oil, and downstream oil business and has authored numerous articles and papers covering many aspects of the oil and energy industry. He has also testified before the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, been a guest lecturer in business schools in the Boston area, and spoken at numerous industry conferences. Mr. Lindemer’s extensive background in the oil industry includes serving as Executive Managing Director of Global Insight’s Energy Group prior to its acquisition by IHS Markit; Director of Strategy and Business Development at Irving Oil Corporation; Senior Director in the Oil Practice at Cambridge Energy Research Associates, which was later acquired by IHS Markit; and as a planning and strategy analyst for CENEX Petroleum. Mr. Lindemer previously founded and operated an independent energy research and consulting practice prior to his current role. He holds a BS from the University of Minnesota and an MS from the University of Wyoming.