A Conversation with Helima Croft: Middle East and the Markets? What's Geopolitics Got to Do With It?
Join us for a conversation with Helima Croft, Global Head of Commodity Strategy and MENA Research at RBC Capital Markets. Ms. Croft’s conversation will have a heavy markets focus as she discusses the Middle East and how the developments there are impacting markets.
In addition, we will discuss:
- How geopolitics could influence oil’s price and supply; and
- The outlook for oil, as the U.S. is now the world’s largest producer.
Light refreshments will be served.
Global Head of Commodity Strategy and MENA Research
RBC Capital Markets
Helima is a Managing Director and the Global Head of Commodity Strategy at RBC Capital Markets. She specializes in geopolitics and energy, leading a team of commodity strategists that cover energy, metals and commodity investor activity. Helima is a member of the National Petroleum Council, a select group of individuals who advise, inform and make recommendations to the Secretary of Energy with respect to any matter relating to energy.
She also is a CNBC contributor, a member of the channel’s exclusive family of experts, and is a Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Helima joined RBC Capital Markets from Barclays, where she was a Managing Director and Head of North American Commodities Research. Prior to that, she worked at Lehman Brothers, the Council on Foreign Relations and the CIA, where she focused on geopolitics and commodities. Helima has received many industry accolades throughout her career. She received her PhD in economic history from Princeton in 2001.
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6:00 – 8:00 pm
$25 FWA Members | $50 Non-Members | Refreshments included
Mass Transit: E to World Trade Center station.
Special thanks to RBC Capital Markets for graciously sponsoring and hosting this event.
This event is organized by the Global Agenda Committee of the FWA of NY, Inc. with special thanks to Patti Domm, FWA Member; Simone Vinocour, FWA President; and Hermina "Nina" Batson, FWA President-elect.
About the FWA
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Reservations Required -- Bring Photo ID -- NO WALK-INS
Reservations/Payments and Cancellations are required by Wednesday, February 19, 2020