Atul Arya
Senior Vice President and Chief Energy Strategist, IHS Markit

Atul Arya is Senior Vice President and Chief Energy Strategist at IHS Markit. He is responsible for integrating energy content, analysis and insights across the entire energy value chain and for C-suite client engagements. His areas of expertise include business strategy, commercial analysis, oil markets, energy technologies, climate change and renewables. He has previously led Energy Insight, Research and Analysis and Energy Research teams at IHS.

Atul previously worked for BP for over 20 years in a number of operational, business, technical and strategic positions around the world. His career includes international leadership experience in a diverse array of energy fields spanning strategy development, business planning, field operations and technology commercialization. His experience includes leadership in solar energy development as well as oil and gas.

Atul is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Energy and a member of the advisory board at the Payne Institute at Colorado School of Mines. He has previously served on boards of several companies and institutions including World Economic, Council on Foreign Relations, National Council for Atmospheric Research and Tata BP Solar. He is a regular speaker and moderator at public conferences, company boards and at CERAWeek. Atul holds a PhD degree in engineering.