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Fotios Katsoulas

Associate Director, Lead Analyst Tanker Shipping & Alternative Fuels

Fotios Katsoulas is a lead analyst covering Tanker Shipping and Alternative Fuels, as a member of the Shipping Analytics & Research team at FCRS, S&P Global Commodity Insights.

Fotios focuses on the oil tanker freight markets, seaborne trade flows of crude oil and clean petroleum products and their impacts on the shipping cycles and investors' decisions, drawing from his experience in commercial shipping and energy sectors.

Previously, he gained experience in using the latest technology to provide insights to the shipping industry and to associated finance and insurance providers. As head of research for Affinity Shipping and as shipping analyst for Maritime Strategies International, he managed big shipping data, developed shipping cycle econometric models, and assisted with advisory projects and valuations for major international shipping banks and financial providers. Fotios regularly attends international shipping industry conferences and has professional experience in operational research and corporate presentations. Sectors covered include oil tankers, gas carriers, and offshore sectors.

Fotios holds a Master of Science in shipping, trade, and finance from Bayes (former Cass) Business School, City University of London, United Kingdom, an LLB from Queen Mary University of London and a BSc in Business Administration from Athens University of Economics and Business.