Dr. Yousef Alshammari, is the CEO and Head of Oil Research at CMarkits, London UK. He is a former Research Fellow in energy economics at the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). He has been hosted for more than 200 TV shows with Al-Arabiya, CNBC Arabia, Sky News Arabia, Asharq Bloomberg, and CGTN. He is a writer at Forbes Middle East, CGTN and Oilprice.com, and his articles have been featured by multiple business news websites including MarketWatch, NASDAQ, and Business Insider.
He obtained his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London where he worked on designing innovative processes for clean hydrogen generation from heavy oil fields. Following that, he pursued his postdoctoral research in energy economics at the IAEA, KAUST, and the University of Vienna. He was awarded a research fellowship from King Faisal Centre for Research and Islamic Studies (KFCRIS) chaired HRH Prince Turki Alfaisal, and SABIC. He has also been a peer-reviewer for research papers at Energy Policy and the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, and he published a wide range of research papers in the field of energy technology and energy economics. Yousef is an assistant professor of energy economics at Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University in Saudi Arabia, and he taught more than 800 Saudi students including some of the first female engineering students in the country.
He has been a recipient of many international prizes including the World Energy Congress Prize (2016) for TOP20 research papers for his work on the impact of low oil prices on carbon capture and storage, and the UK Alumni Award for Professional Achievements (2017). In 2017, he was honoured as a Young Global Changer by the G20 Global Solution Summit in Berlin, Germany, and in 2018, he was honoured for his long-term leadership services as a board member of Future Energy Leaders by the World Energy Council.
How COVID-19 Will Impact The Future Of Fuel Demand (October 2020)
Achieving 80% greenhouse gas reduction target in Saudi Arabia under low and medium oil prices (February 2017)