Associate Director, Solar & Energy Storage, IHS Markit
Sam Wilkinson is an associate director within the Energy Technology research team at IHS Markit. Mr. Wilkinson coordinates and contributes to a wide range of custom research, consulting, and advisory projects, in addition to continued contributions to the team's syndicated research products. Upon joining the team in 2008, Mr. Wilkinson was responsible for researching the photovoltaic (PV) inverter market and the PV module and polysilicon supply chain, working closely with leading global suppliers to develop detailed analysis on these markets. He has also been responsible for establishing primary research reports focusing on solar demand and policy, complementing IHS Markit extensive research of the complete PV supply chain. Building on his experience in the solar research team, Mr. Wilkinson established the Energy Technology team's coverage of energy storage in 2012, covering a wide range of topics within this fast-developing sector, including the development of battery technology. Mr. Wilkinson's analysis and commentary is regularly published by leading PV and energy industry media and the global press. He has also presented at many leading industry events and conferences and previously worked in structural engineering. Mr. Wilkinson holds a bachelor's degree in math and engineering from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.