Global Head of Analytic Content, S&P Global Platts / PIRA
Mark Schwartz oversees PIRA’s long-term energy outlook, working closely with the various commodity practices to evaluate the key assumptions underlying their outlooks, ensure internal consistency, and develop plausible alternative outcomes as part of PIRA’s Scenario Planning Service. He also directs the “PIRA University” training program. Before joining PIRA in 2002, he was the Chief Economist of ExxonMobil, where he was responsible for the design and management of the energy modeling system and database that allowed ExxonMobil to develop its base case outlook. Prior to this position, he spent 25 years at Exxon in various assignments in the Upstream Planning, International Natural Gas, Treasurers, and Corporate Planning functions. Mark holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.