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Ricardo is a Director in the Houston office of S&P Global Commodity Insights Energy practice, having previously been based in London, UK and Dubai, UAE. At S&P Global Commodity Insights, Ricardo provides research and consulting services to energy companies, financial institutions, and government agencies. He has +15 years of varied and practical experience having worked in 30+ countries, 5 continents, and 50+ projects, helping clients make real world decisions and plan for an uncertain future. He recently managed the delivery of a strategic report on Refinery and Petrochemical integration. His varied experience includes developing projects from initial conceptualization to execution for refineries and petrochemical projects. This includes acting as a Market and Technical advisor for Project Sponsors and/or lenders, transactions for M&A Due Diligence, and as a Strategy advisor helping clients plan their Projects. Ricardo initially started his career with UOP. While with UOP he was a team member of the Research and Development group assisting in technology improvement and development. He then joined UOP Field Operating Services advising clients on engineering, construction, commissioning, operations, and testing of UOP licensed process units worldwide. He then joined Purvin & Gertz before being acquired by S&P Global Commodity Insights.
Ricardo has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of Wisconsin - Madison.