Michael Stoppard

Managing Director, IHS CERA

Mr Stoppard is a specialist in the international gas business and is responsible for the development and coordination of IHS CERA’s global and interregional analysis of LNG and its communication to clients. He led IHS CERA’s entry into LNG as Project Manager for the pioneering study “The New Wave: Global LNG in the 21st Century”.

Earlier he was a core team member of IHS CERA’s European Gas group, developing IHS CERA’s European natural gas and power scenarios. Has also worked on numerous tailored consulting assignments for clients, including major gas producers, European utilities, power developers, and financial investors.

Mr Stoppard was a research fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, where he published a variety of studies of the gas industry. He also worked on a study for the World Bank on the environmental benefits of natural gas for developing countries. Served as a Parliamentary Special Advisor on energy regulation for the House of Commons Trade and Industry Committee in the United Kingdom. He is the author of numerous IHS CERA reports.