Webcast Replays

3Q 2022 Disruptor Series: The Future of Energy

September 15 2022

Energy prices have been on a rollercoaster ride the past few years, and the invasion of Ukraine upended the entire supply/demand framework. The path ahead for energy—and related investment opportunities—will be defined by how today’s “power problems” are resolved. Watch the latest from the AB Disruptor Series as Rick Brink, our Chief Market Strategist, and a panel of energy experts zero in on critical issues in the energy story.

About the Presenter

Richard A. Brink, CFA , Market Strategist—Client Group, Richard A. Brink is a Senior Vice President and Market Strategist in the Client Group. Previously, he served as a managing director in the Alternatives and Multi-Asset Group. Prior to that role, Brink was a senior portfolio manager in Fixed Income, and before that an investment director for fixed-income investments within the Global Retail Investments Group. Before joining AB in 2004, he was senior product manager at the Dreyfus Corporation, covering both retail and institutional fixed-income offerings. Brink was previously a senior trainer, dealing primarily with the design and delivery of product training to financial advisors and mutual fund sales representatives. He holds a BS in applied mathematics and economics from Stony Brook University, and is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York

Bob Brackett, Senior Research Analyst, Bob Brackett is a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst covering North American oil and gas exploration and production (E&P). According to Institutional Investor’s buy-side survey, as of 2015 he was the number-one analyst for this sector for the third year running. Previously, Brackett was director of E&P planning and director of corporate strategy for the Hess Corporation. Before Hess, he was an engagement manager with McKinsey & Company’s petroleum practice, serving most of the world’s largest oil companies across five continents and 30 countries. Brackett began his career with ExxonMobil, spending eight years in exploration, business development, and development and research. He holds a BS in geophysics and a BA in astronomy from the University of Texas, an MBA from Rice University and, as a NASA space grant fellow, a PhD in earth and planetary sciences from Washington University in St. Louis. Location: New York

Jean Ann Salisbury, Senior Research Analyst, Bernstein Research, Jean Ann Salisbury is the Senior Research Analyst at Bernstein covering US Natural Gas and Master Limited Partnerships. Jean Ann worked on Bernstein’s #1 ranked E&P team for two years. Prior to Bernstein, Jean Ann worked as an Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company's Energy Practice, serving the world’s largest oil and gas companies in strategy and operations. Jean Ann began her career with ExxonMobil Gas Marketing, supporting the US Gas Marketing division, and later spent two years in Hong Kong supporting Asian LNG negotiations. Jean Ann also spent two summers in field engineering internships with Anadarko. Jean Ann received her BA from Harvard in Mechanical Engineering and Economics, as well as her MBA from Harvard Business School. Institutional Investor has recognized Jean Ann as a top-ranked analyst in both the Natural Gas and MLP sectors since 2017; in its 2019 poll, II named her Runner-Up in both sectors.

Oswald Clint, Senior Analyst, Bernstein Research, Oswald Clint is the Senior Analyst at Bernstein covering European Oil & Gas. He joined Bernstein in late 2004 and was part of the Energy team covering Commodities and the Global Majors. Prior to Bernstein, he worked at KPMG covering global energy companies. Oswald received his PhD in Geophysics from University College London, where he also conducted industry-sponsored post-doctoral research in Rock Physics. He is also a Chartered Accountant (ACA). For several years, Oswald has been named to Institutional Investor's All-Europe Research Team and recognized by Thomson-Reuters’ Extel surveys.

Deepa Venkateswaran, Senior Analyst, Bernstein, Bernstein Research, Deepa Venkateswaran is the Senior Analyst at Bernstein covering UK and German Utilities and Renewables. Prior to joining Bernstein in 2013, Deepa was a Junior Partner in the London office of McKinsey & Company serving clients in the European power and utilities sector, and a member of the leadership team in McKinsey’s Utilities & Regulatory practices. She has deep knowledge of the entire power and gas value chain built up during the course of serving leading players for over seven years on topics of strategy & growth, corporate finance, and regulation. In the last few years, she focused significantly on regulation of power markets across Europe, supporting players and think tanks on the optimal regulatory posture and reform required in the face of the evolving dynamics in the European power sector. Deepa has an MBA with Distinction and a concentration in Finance from London Business School. She also qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen. From 2017 to 2019, Deepa was named to Institutional Investor’s All-Europe Research Team, with the Runner-Up ranking in 2019 for her sector.

More For You