Associate Director, Energy Research & Consulting, IHS Markit
Mariam Al-Shamma is an associate director in the Upstream E&P Terms and Above-Ground Risk team at IHS Markit, specializing in analyzing, forecasting, and benchmarking aboveground risks affecting the upstream oil and gas sector in the Middle East.
Ms. Al-Shamma has significant experience covering political, economic and petroleum sector developments in the Middle East and North Africa, and she has lived and worked in the region. Prior to joining IHS Markit in January 2012, she was a strategy consultant with Monitor Group in its Dubai office, where she worked for government, private sector, and nonprofit clients on a range of projects across the Middle East. Ms. Al-Shamma holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French studies from the University of Pennsylvania, United States, and a master’s degree in international affairs from Georgetown University, United States.