Neil is a commodities markets, energy data and editorial consultant with some 28 years’ experience in the field.
In 2010-11 he took on a role as interim Head of Content for ICIS, and continues to work as an independent Strategic Advisor to the ICIS group, working on acquisitions, new product development – in particular in the area of forward curves – data architecture, and benchmark pricing strategy.
A former award-winning journalist, Neil was Vice-President, Information, at oil, energy and commodities market information publisher Platts from 1997-2002, and was previously the group’s Head of News.
His consulting clients of recent years include the International Energy Agency, the Norwegian government, educational publishers Espresso Ltd, and sub-Saharan African downstream specialist consultants CITAC, for whom he was architect of the award-winning CITAC Africa Downstream Database. Working with CITAC, he has developed and delivered numerous energy market and risk-management training programs for governments and businesses in the African petroleum sector.
Neil was the author of “Old Oil, New Rules”, a forward-looking overview of the future of energy markets published by McGraw-Hill in 1999. From 2002-2008, he chaired the judges panel for the Platts Global Energy Awards, and has been a speaker at energy conferences around the world since 1994. He is also a playwright and prize-winning poet, and manages a UK-based theatre production company.
Courses Neil Fleming teaches