Commodity Economist, Scotiabank
Rory Johnston is a Commodity Economist covering energy and metals markets in Scotiabank’s Economics Department. His ongoing research includes the Scotiabank Commodity Price Index (a monthly assessment of developments affecting the prices of major Canadian export commodities), contributions to Scotiabank’s Global Outlook (the department’s flagship quarterly forecast), as well as Commodity Notes on various topics of interest to the Canadian commodity sector.
Johnston previously worked with Scotiabank’s International Economics Group on global energy and infrastructure issues, writing on topics ranging from the Petrocaribe oil alliance to the expansion of the Panama Canal. Johnston holds a graduate degree from the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and a bachelor’s degree in political studies from Queen’s University.