Geoffrey Smith

Geoffrey Smith

Director of Oil & Shipping Research

About Geoffrey

Geoffrey Smith is the Director of Oil & Shipping Research at Refinitiv. He currently leads research teams that specialize in the oil-trading market producing near-term, in-depth analyses of supply-demand fundamentals.

Geoffrey was previously the Head of Cross Asset Research at what is now formerly the Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters, where he led research teams that were focused on core capabilities used directly by our customers and by our oil, metals and agriculture teams. Prior to this, Geoffrey built the shipping and mapping capability within Eikon, our flagship terminal product. He then went on to form the shipping research team and our cargo tracking product.

Since joining Thomson Reuters in 2003, Geoffrey has held posts in operations, project management, product management and now research. He has extensive experience building complex products across global teams.

He holds a Master’s degree in Physics from Oxford University.

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