Wednesday 11 January 17:45 - 20:45

at Geological Society
Burlington House

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Energy Outlook with Spencer Dale - Chief Economist bp

Business & Professional

bp's chief economist, Spencer Dale, is responsible for advising the board and leadership team on the global energy system

Understanding the impact of geopolitics on our energy systems is a pivotal element in predicting the nature and pace of Energy Transition.

Our Speaker

Spencer Dale is chief economist of bp plc. He manages bp’s economics and energy insights team which provides advice and analysis on the global energy system, the energy transition and the evolving nature of the energy system as it moves to net zero. The economics and energy insights team are responsible for producing bp’s annual Statistical Review of World Energy and bp’s Energy Outlook.

Spencer Dale joined bp as chief economist in October 2014. Prior to that, he was executive director for financial stability at the Bank of England and a member of the Financial Policy Committee. Between 2008 and 2014, Spencer was chief economist of the Bank of England and a member of the Monetary Policy Committee. Spencer joined the Bank of England in 1989 and served in numerous roles, including private secretary to Mervyn King and head of economic forecasting. Spencer served as a senior advisor at the US Federal Reserve Board of Governors between 2006 and 2008.

He was educated at the University of Wales, gaining a BSc in Economics in 1988 and at the University of Warwick, gaining an MSc in Economics in 1989, whereupon he immediately joined the Bank of England.


This event is available INPERSON and as a Webinar

17.30 Arrival & Registration

18:00 Presentation starts

Question and Answer moderated by Scottish Energy Forum President John Naismith

19.15 Drinks Reception with Canapes


Major event funding provided by Acasta Risk,  Pinsent Masons and FWB Park Brown

This funding allows the Scottish Energy Forum to not charge a fee to participants.  

We encourage participants to become members of the Scottish Energy Forum to contribute to these events.

Booking Conditions

Please note that registering for an SEF event does not guarantee you a place until your request is processed and accepted by the SEF.  We will operate a 'wait list' if our events are over-subscribed with priority being afforded to members of the SEF.  DO NOT assume you have been allocated a place until you receive written confirmation from the SEF. Neither video nor audio recording is permitted at this event.

During our events we actively encourage reasoned debate amongst the audience and with our invited speaker; however, we request that all participants are mindful and respectful to others points of view. 

Scottish Energy Forum Board

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