Global Head of Commodities Pricing, S&P Global Platts
Dave Ernsberger is Global Head of Commodities Pricing for S&P Global Platts, a division of S&P Global and the leading global provider of information and benchmarks for the energy and commodity markets. Based in London, Dave assumed overall responsibility for Platts Western hemisphere energy news and pricing across oil, generating fuels and petrochemicals in November 2016 and is a member of the Platts Executive Committee.
Prior to this role, Dave was Global Head of Oil Content, responsible for Platts news, pricing and analytics for two years. Before relocating to London in 2010, Dave was Senior Editorial Director for Asia, managing Platts’ editorial and analytical groups in Singapore, Japan, Australia, the Philippines, and China.
Dave joined Platts in 1996 as a metals reporter, and, in 1999, took on responsibility for Platts new European power start-up ventures as editor-in-chief, launching coverage of the deregulating electricity and natural gas markets in the European Union. Dave relocated to Houston in 2001 as bureau chief, before moving to Singapore in November 2003.
Dave holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and politics from Warwick University, and a master’s degree in international relations from Southampton University, England.