Stephen O'Sullivan

Managing Director, Energy Research

Stephen O’Sullivan began his oil & gas career with several years’ experience in the downstream and trading divisions of BP and the upstream and gas divisions of Total. In 1989 he joined Coopers & Lybrand as a strategy consultant in the oil & gas consulting business, working on the privatisation and restructuring of the energy sectors across emerging markets. He lived and worked in China, Russia, Eastern Europe, South Africa and the Middle East.

In 1995, he was appointed Head of Research and Oil & Gas Analyst at MC Securities in London. Following the sale of that business to JP Morgan in 1998, he moved to Moscow as a Partner and Head of Research at United Financial Group, where he and his team were ranked the number 1 oil & gas research team and the number 1 Russia country team for many years in a row.

After the sale of UFG to Deutsche Bank in 2005, Stephen became Head of EMEA and Latin American Research where his EMEA team was ranked number 1 across all sectors, Russia and the broader EMEA region in 2006 and 2007. In 2007 he moved to Hong Kong as Head of Asian Research for the Australian bank Macquarie. In 2009 he joined Barclays to lead the build-out of its Asia ex-Japan research business. In 2013 he joined Trusted Sources focusing on China energy and based in Hong Kong. His major research themes include North American LNG, the China gas reform and China’s nuclear renaissance.

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