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James Stevenson
Executive Director, Coal, Metals and Mining, IHS Markit
James Stevenson is the Global research lead for Coal, Metals and Mining at IHS Markit.

Dr. Stevenson is Executive Director and Research Lead for Coal, Metals, and Mining within IHS Markit. Previously he headed up analysis of Global Coal and before that North American coal. Dr. Stevenson's expertise includes supply-demand dynamics of coal and iron ore markets, price forecasting, mining, transportation, and export logistics and infrastructure. He also has extensive experience in trading and asset due diligence.

Prior to joining IHS Markit, Dr. Stevenson worked in commodity trading, most recently as Vice President, Coal Analysis at Mercuria Energy Trading, and before that as Coal Strategist at Louis Dreyfus Highbridge Energy. He also worked in the energy trading team, buying coal and selling power, at Eraring Energy in the Australian utility industry.

Dr. Stevenson holds undergraduate and master's degrees from the University of Sydney in Australia, and a Ph.D. from Yale University.

Industry expertise
Coal, Metals and Mining
Global Trade
Metallurgical Coal
Ports and Terminals
Steam Coal
Areas of interest
Alloys for Steel Production
Steel Markets
Climate Change
Coal Exports
Coal Inventories and Storage
Coal Market Forecasts
Coal Markets
Coal Mining
Coal Prices
Coal Supply & Demand
Coal to Gas Policies
Coal Transportation and Infrastructure
Coal versus Gas Competition
Coal versus Wind Competition
Coal-fired Generation Retirements
Commodity Flows
Commodity Price Forecasts
Commodity Trading
Carbon Markets & Pricing
Electric Generation Costs
Electric Power Markets
Electricity Demand
Electricity Policy and Regulation
Energy & Climate Scenarios
Energy Capital Investments
Energy Geopolitics
Energy Investment Analysis
Energy Transition
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
Iron Ore
Metal Markets
Metallurgical Coal Imports
Metallurgical Coal Projects
Metallurgical Coal Trade Flow
Mining Costs
Natural Gas / LNG Markets
Electric Generation Commercial Due Diligence
Regional focus
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