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Kevin Birn

Global Head, Center of Emissions Excellence and Chief Analyst Canadian Oil Markets

Kevin Birn is a Vice President, leads the Center of Emissions Excellence, and also serves as the Chief Analyst for Canadian Oil Markets.

Kevin is based in Calgary and is responsible for the Centre of Emission Excellence within S&P Global Commodity Insights. The Centre is responsible for accelerating Commodity Insights emissions quantification capabilities by helping to identify and inform strategic priorities, ensuring consistency in emission estimation across business lines, and providing technical support and guidance to development of new models, methods and tools in the estimation of GHG emissions across energy value chains.

Kevin has over a decade of experience engaging in and advising governments, companies and industry on emission accounting estimation as well as decarbonization strategies. He is also an established thought leader on the Canadian oil market and serves as the Chief Analyst for the Canadian Oil Market.

Kevin is currently a fellow at the Canadian Global Affair Institute, a member of the Outreach & Engagement Committee at Emissions Reduction Alberta, and a member of the executive committee with the Global Energy Show. He holds an undergraduate degree in business and a graduate degree in economics from the University of Alberta.