Vijay Muralidharan, Director, IHS Markit

Vijay is part of IHS Markit North American Crude Oil Markets team and is an integral part of the IHS Markit Oil Sands Dialogue. In addition, he supports the oil market analysis team with a focus on western Canada. He has more than 12 years of experience in upstream, midstream, and downstream global oil and gas economic evaluation. His expertise includes crude oil market analysis, macroeconomics, risk analysis, oil asset evaluation, technology, crude oil logistics, and Canadian energy and climate policy. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Vijay held posts at ConocoPhillips, Statoil, EY, and Bank of Canada. As a senior economist in Norway with Statoil, he oversaw the global macroeconomic forecast, where he provided assistance to the global energy market group. He has authored many reports, both in the public and private sector, and won the John Vanderkamp Prize for best public policy paper in 2006. Vihay holds an undergraduate degree and a graduate degree from the University of Alberta and resides in Calgary.