IHS Global Scenarios Webinar Replay
IHS Global Scenarios: How to Use Alternative Futures in Your Strategic Planning
This complimentary webinar replay (from July 2010) provides an overview of the IHS Global Scenarios initiative. In this webinar you will:
- Learn about the value of scenarios and how you can use alternative futures to strengthen your organization’s strategic planning
- Learn how IHS Global Scenarios is incorporated into IHS products and analytical frameworks
- Find out about the key IHS Global Scenarios insights, themes and storylines
Zbyszko Tabernacki, Vice President, Country and Industry Research and Forecasting
Vice President, Country and Industry Research and Forecasting
Zbyszko Tabernacki, CFA, Vice President, IHS Country and Industry Research and Forecasting, is a recognized expert on country risk, global economics and finance. He manages a global team of 165 country analysts and economists based in eight offices on five continents. His team is responsible for daily coverage, analysis and forecasts of political, economic and security developments as well as risk assessment of 204 countries globally. In addition, his team provides analysis of commodity markets and the global input pricing environment.
Mr. Tabernacki has 23 years of experience in economic, political and financial analysis and forecasting, geopolitical risk and country risk assessments, as well as policy advice in the emerging economies. He managed and participated in a number of consulting projects financed by the European Commission, the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development, and many private sector clients. He speaks frequently at seminars and conferences. In addition, Mr. Tabernacki gained substantial experience in financial analysis, mergers and acquisitions, privatizations and corporate restructurings, working as a Manager in the Corporate Finance department of Price Waterhouse in Warsaw, Poland. He received his M.Sc. degree in Economics from the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), and received a Certificate in International Finance and Global Markets from the Georgetown University School of Business in Washington, DC. He is also a charterholder of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and a member of the National Association of Business Economists in Washington, DC, the CFA Institute and the Washington Society of Investment Analysts.
James Burkhard, Managing Director, Global Oil Group, IHS CERA
Managing Director, Global Oil Group, IHS CERA
James Burkhard, Managing Director of the IHS CERA Global Oil Group, leads the team of IHS CERA experts that analyse and assess upstream and downstream market conditions and changes in the oil and gas industry’s competitive environment. A foundation of this work is detailed short- and long-term outlooks for global crude oil and refined products markets that are integrated with outlooks for other energy sources, economic growth, geopolitics and security. Mr. Burkhard’s expertise covers geopolitics, industry dynamics and global oil demand and supply trends.
Mr. Burkhard also leads the IHS CERA Global Energy Scenarios, which combines energy, economic and security expertise across the IHS Insight businesses into a comprehensive, scenarios-based framework for assessing and projecting global and regional energy market and industry dynamics. Previously he led Dawn of a New Age: Global Energy Scenarios for Strategic Decision Making—The Energy Future to 2030, which encompassed the oil, gas and electricity sectors. He was also the director of the IHS CERA Multiclient Study Potential versus Reality: West African Oil and Gas to 2020. He is the co-author of the respected IHS CERA World Oil Watch, which analyses short- to medium-term developments in the oil market. In addition to leading the IHS CERA oil research, Mr. Burkhard served on the US National Petroleum Council (NPC) committee that provided recommendations on US oil and gas policy to the US Secretary of Energy. He led the team that developed demand-oriented recommendations that were published in the 2007 NPC report Facing the Hard Truths About Energy. Mr. Burkhard has also testified several times before US Congress on oil and energy issues. Before joining IHS CERA Mr. Burkhard was a member of the United States Peace Corps in Niger, West Africa. He directed infrastructure projects to improve water availability and credit facilities.
Mr. Burkhard holds a BA from Hamline University and an MS from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.