Mike has over 30 years of experience in the trading and analysis of a wide diversity of global energy and derivatives markets. He is a former proprietary trader of financial futures and options on London’s LIFFE derivatives exchange.
Mike joined ICE in November 2008. He has responsibility for the development of both new and existing futures and OTC markets, clearing services and derivative products for all ICE global oil markets. He is a member of ICE Futures Europe Senior Management team and the Brent Index Oversight Committee. Prior to his current role, he was at Platts for eight years, in particular launching and growing Platts forward pricing data and analytics business with Standard & Poors Global. He has been closely involved in assessing, analyzing and explaining energy and commodity forward markets for a wide diversity of specialists and non-specialists alike.
In recent years he has guested on Russia’s RBC Business News channel, China’s CCTV News channels, Sky TV News primetime ‘Live at 5’ evening news, Channel News Asia, CNBC Asia’s ‘Squawk box’, BBC TV’s ‘Working Lunch’ and BBC World Service Radio news, as well as numerous speaking engagements across the Americas, Europe and Asia. Mike has led, chaired and presented to tens of thousands of delegates at energy and derivatives-related forums or seminars in Abu Dhabi, Bangalore, Beijing, Berlin, Calgary, Casablanca, Dubai, Geneva, Guangzhou, Houston, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Mumbai, New Delhi, New York, Rotterdam, Shanghai and Singapore.
He leads ICE’s ongoing global program of energy risk and trading events.
Mike Has a BA and Masters in Law from Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, England.