Chief Strategist, Global Gas, Energy; CERAWeek Vice Chair
Michael Stoppard, Chief Strategist, Global Gas, Energy, at IHS Markit, and Vice Chair of IHS Markit CERAWeek, is a member of the Energy Research Council overseeing thought leadership across global energy and has over 20 years of experience specializing in the international gas business. He is responsible for the development and coordination of the IHS Markit global and interregional coverage of gas markets and LNG. Previously, Mr. Stoppard led the global gas team at Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA), prior to its acquisition by IHS Markit. He is the author of numerous IHS Markit reports, including “Challenge and Change in the EU-Russia Gas Relationship”; “The Energy Investment Imperative in Europe”; and “Methane Hydrates Breakthrough: The next game changer or a major step on a longer road?” He was a co-author with Daniel Yergin of “The Next Prize,” published in Foreign Affairs. Prior to joining IHS Markit and its predecessor CERA, Mr. Stoppard was a research fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. In addition, he served as a Parliamentary Special Advisor on energy regulation for the House of Commons Trade and Industry Committee in the United Kingdom. Mr. Stoppard holds an honors degree from the University of York.