S&P Global Commodity Insights
Consulting Director, Biofuels
Mr. Li specializes in providing market and commercial due diligence on midstream and downstream infrastructure for merger & acquisitions and project financing. He has worked on a number of successful buy-side and sell-side transactions relating to bulk liquid storage terminals, and was co-author on the IHS Markit study 'What's in store for terminal industry - will the tanks keep turning, and where?'. Recently he has advised on several transactions of European biofuel sector assets, and contributes to IHS Markit research on the European biofuel market. His oil markets experience comes from working with E&P clients in Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, helping them with valuation and marketability studies of their crude oil streams.
Stephen has 14 years experience in the international energy sector. Prior to joining IHS Markit in 2012, he was a consultant at Mott MacDonald, a global engineering consultancy, where he managed technical-economic project appraisals and feasibility studies relating to upstream oil & gas plants and refinery upgrades. Stephen holds a Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Southampton and a Master of Philosophy in Engineering for Sustainable Development from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Panasonic Trust Fellow.