Neil Atkinson

International Energy Agency

Head of Oil Industry and Markets Division

Neil Atkinson is editor of the IEA’s influential monthly Oil Market Report. In addition, he oversees the publication of the Agency’s annual five-year oil market forecast and he interacts with member governments, external stakeholders and the media on oil market issues. A British citizen, Mr Atkinson joined the IEA in January 2016 following 36 years of experience in oil analysis/management positions at Petroleos de Venezuela S.A., Platt’s, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, Energy Intelligence Group, KBC Energy Economics and Informa plc. He was Honorary Secretary of the British Institute of Energy Economics and is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Fuellers in London.