Steven Knell

IHS Markit

Senior Director, Energy and Climate Scenarios

Steven Knell, Director, IHS Markit Gas, Power and Energy Futures, is a specialist in low-carbon energy transitions. His principal expertise lies in analysis of environmental regulatory frameworks and their impacts on company strategy and the energy market landscape. He is a lead for the Energy and Climate Scenarios capability and is a main contributor to global climate policy and GHG emissions research across IHS Markit. Dr. Knell’s current research and consulting work focus is on company responses to the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures; the implications of the Paris Agreement and national climate policy on conventional energy production and consumption; the features of low emissions cases and 2°C consistent global energy scenarios, including nature climate solutions; carbon capture, use and storage; and the role of carbon pricing and emissions markets, and low-carbon technology strategies for oil and gas and power sectors. Dr. Knell has previously served in the Canadian Federal Ministry of Environment and with the United Nations Development Program in Croatia. He holds a BA from the University of Kent at Canterbury, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and a PhD from the University of Sussex.


Wednesday, 28 October