Saugata Saha

S&P Global Commodity Insights


Saugata Saha, President, S&P Global Commodity Insights. Saugata Saha is President of S&P Global Commodity Insights and a member of S&P Global’s Executive Committee. S&P Global Commodity Insights is a leading provider of benchmarks, data, research, software, and services for the energy and commodities markets via brands such as Platts, Connect, CERAWeek and the Energy Studio software suite. In prior roles at the company, Saugata was the Chief Financial Officer of two of S&P Global’s technology-driven, data, benchmarks, and analytics divisions, S&P Global Market Intelligence and S&P Global Platts. Prior to that, Saugata led financial planning & analyses (FP&A) and corporate strategy for the company; managed operations for the technology group; led the integration program for a large acquisition; and led the strategy team at S&P Global’s Ratings division. Previously, Saugata was a consultant at McKinsey & Co.’s New York office where he led client engagements focused on strategy, M&A, corporate finance, and on improving operations across a range of industries, with particular emphasis on financial services. Before joining McKinsey & Co., Saugata spent seven years at the Godrej Group, a $4 billion diversified conglomerate in Mumbai, India. At the Godrej Group, Saugata led sales teams and supply chain re-engineering projects and worked in the Office of the Group Chairman. Saugata holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics, with Honors, from St. Xavier’s College in Kolkata, India; a post-graduate diploma in Management from the Xavier Institute in Bhubaneswar, India; and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School, where he was a George F. Baker Scholar.

Sessions With Saugata Saha

Monday, 6 March

  • 12:00pm - 12:40pm (CST) / 06/mar/2023 06:00 pm - 06/mar/2023 06:40 pm

    Navigating the Trilemma: Security, sustainability and affordability

    Global power and renewables companies are at the center of the energy trilemma, as they aim to grow low-carbon portfolios while balancing affordability and resilience of supply. Meanwhile, an array of factors—spanning competition, policy shifts, global supply chains and capital markets—is generating new strategic considerations for the sector. How are companies responding to these countervailing forces, and what are some of the strategies being deployed to achieve global power market objectives while enhancing corporate profitability? How do strategies and portfolios differ across the competitive landscape? How are some of the newer entrants approaching the sector?

Thursday, 9 March