Louise Burke is currently leading the development of North American Biofuels and Global Aviation business for Argus Media. She has worked closely on a global level in providing key support on value integration in the supply chain works across all regional teams in Asia, Europe and the Americas to support the needs of the market. Ms. Burke began her professional career in the energy industry working for major oil corporations in Canada and the US where she performed both short and long-term analyses of energy prices and market trends. Following this, she worked in the financial energy futures and options industry as Vice-President for the New York Mercantile Exchange (now CME group) during its rapid growth in the 1990s. She currently serves as President of the Board of Directors of The Energy Forum, a non-profit organization designed to increase understanding of energy issues and is also affiliated with the SIPA energy program at Columbia University, New York as an instructor in the area of petroleum markets trading.
Francis has extensive experience of oil and energy forecasting and consulting and over the years has worked for a number of the leading consulting companies, including Petroleum Economics, EMC - Energy Market Consultants, KBC Advanced Technology, Wood Mackenzie and ICIS. During his career he has worked extensively in both the upstream and downstream sectors of the oil industry, covering the full value chain from crude production through to refining and developing forecasts and forward looking analysis of market fundamentals, prices and margins. He has also worked in natural gas forecasting as well as coal and power.
Fabricio is a Senior Manager at Argus Consulting. He is the Editor of the Argus Biofuels Outlook and the primary analyst for the European and Asia-Pacific biofuels coverage. Prior to Argus, Fabricio worked as a fuels and biofuels engineer at Renault in France, and as a market consultant for Hart Energy with a focus on the biofuels regulatory framework in Latin America. Fabricio holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering, an MSc in Transport and Sustainable Development and an MBA in Agribusiness, and is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
Zander is responsible for the North American coverage of the Argus Biofuels Outlook. He is also Global Jet Editor and Lead Deputy Editor for Argus US Products reports, and leads the development of opportunities for Argus within the renewables and aviation markets, including SAF and renewable feedstocks. Zander has 14 years of industry experience with more than a decade in price reporting and market analysis, and comes with a background in risk management, trading and operations.