Michael Stoppard

Chief Strategist, Global Gas, IHS Energy


London, U.K.


Mr. Michael Stoppard is Chief Strategist for Global Gas, IHS Energy, and leads the European energy policy dialogue. He is also Vice Chair of IHS Energy CERAWeek.  Mr. Stoppard launched coverage of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) within IHS ten years ago. His current research focus is LNG in transportation. In 2013 he led the multi-client study, "The New of Map of Global Gas," about the future of the global gas market. He is the author of numerous reports, including analysis of business models, European and Russian gas relations and LNG trading. He was coauthor an article with Dr. Daniel Yergin titled, "The Next Prize," published in Foreign Affairs magazine. In 2010, Mr. Stoppard also coauthored a special publication with Dr. Yergin, "The Voice of Gas". Prior to joining IHS, he worked as a Research Fellow of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. Mr. Stoppard graduated from the University of York, U.K., with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Modern History.​