David Hobbs

David Hobbs was appointed as the Vice President of research at the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), an independent, non-profit institution that focuses on research in energy economics, policy, technology, and the environment, in January 2013 and will be finishing his term at the end of 2018 after 6 years. Prior to joining the Center, he was both chief energy strategist and head of research at what is now IHS Markit. Since starting out at British Gas, David has accumulated some 35 years of experience in global energy industry structure and strategies. He has worked all over the world in both management roles and consulting to policy makers, helping governments navigate the energy and economic policy challenges they face.