Atul Arya

Senior Vice President and Chief Energy Strategist, IHS Markit

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 energy strategy, climate change, energy transition, clean technologies and energy markets.  He has previously led Energy Insight, Research and Analysis and Energy Research teams at CERA and 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, technology, innovation and solar PV. Atul has served on boards of several companies and institutions and as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Councils on Climate Change and Advanced Energy Technologies.  He is  25+ year member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.  Atul is a sought-after speaker and moderator at public conferences, company boards and industry events and is a member of the CERAWeek leadership team.  He holds B.S., M.S. and Ph. D. degrees in engineering.