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Dave Ernsberger

Global Head of Pricing & Market Insight, S&P Global Platts

Dave Ernsberger is Global Head of Pricing & Market Insight for S&P Global Platts, a division of S&P Global and the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Based in London, Dave assumed overall responsibility for Platts market-leading content, including pricing, news and analytics across all commodity and energy markets, in December 2019 and is member of the Platts Operating Committee.

Prior to this, Dave oversaw Platts pricing teams across oil, generating fuels, petrochemicals, shipping, metals and agriculture globally as Head of Commodity Pricing. Previously, Dave was Global Head of Energy Pricing and Co-head of Content for two years and before that, was Global Head of Oil Content, responsible for Platts news, pricing and analytics for two years. Before relocating to London in 2010, Dave was Senior Editorial Director for Asia, managing Platts’ editorial and analytical groups in Singapore, Japan, Australia, the Philippines, and China.

Dave joined Platts in 1996 as a metals reporter, and, in 1999, took on responsibility for Platts new European power start-up ventures as editor-in-chief, launching coverage of the deregulating electricity and natural gas markets in the European Union. Dave relocated to Houston in 2001 as bureau chief, before moving to Singapore in November 2003.

Dave holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and politics from Warwick University, and a master’s degree in international relations from Southampton University, England.