Dr. Steven Knell, Ph.D
Senior DirectorSteven Knell, Ph.D., senior director with the Gas, Power, and Energy Futures team at IHS Markit, is a specialist in low-carbon energy transitions.
Dr. Knell’s principal expertise lies in analysis of environmental regulatory frameworks and their impacts on company strategy and the energy market landscape. He is a lead for the Energy and Climate Scenarios capability and is a main contributor to global climate policy and greenhouse gas emission research across IHS Markit.
Dr. Knell’s current research and consulting work focus is on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on climate action; energy company and investor responses to the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures; the implications of the Paris Agreement and national climate policies like carbon pricing on conventional energy production and consumption; and the features and applications of low-emission cases and 1.5/2-degree Celsius–consistent global energy scenarios.
Dr. Knell has previously served in the Canadian Federal Ministry of Environment and with the United Nations Development Programme in Croatia. Educated in the United Kingdom, he holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Kent at Canterbury, a Master of Science from the London School of Economics, and a doctorate from the University of Sussex.
- Oil & Gas
- Power & Utility
- Environmental, Health and Safety compliance
- Government Regulations