• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Simon Thorne

S&P Global

Climate & Energy Transformation Lead

Simon leads the Energy Transition research team and the Scenarios and outlooks team for Commodity Insights having previously been responsible for research of LNG, natural gas, power, nuclear fuels and coal for Platts analytics. During that time Simon was responsible for launching Hydrogen and related transition fuels coverage and products and shaping Platts energy transition related products. Prior to 2020 Simon led the pricing side of Platts global Generating Fuels (Natural Gas, Coal, Nuclear Fuels) and Electric power coverage, including the key suite of domestic US natural gas benchmarks. He was responsible for a global team that produces thousands of benchmarks each week alongside news and analysis of the markets. Prior to that Simon spearheaded Platts coverage of Agricultural markets, leading the pricing, news and analysis teams while also heading Platts Global Petrochemicals pricing and analytical operations. Simon has also led Platts European refined oil products, freight and crude oil coverage, responsible for global benchmarks such as Platts Dated Brent and many refined product assessments. Based in London, UK Simon leads a global team based in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Sessions With Simon Thorne

Tuesday, 7 March

  • 11:30am - 12:00pm (CST) / 07/mar/2023 05:30 pm - 07/mar/2023 06:00 pm

    Can Hydrogen Decarbonize Air Travel?

    The advent of commercial flight connected the world like never before. To achieve net-zero, the aerospace and airline industries will need a similar revolution. The future of zero-carbon flight is Sustainable Aviation Fuels and fuel efficiency. What changes are necessary from equipment makers? How can airlines improve operations? Who will make the millions of tons of SAF necessary?