The University of Chicago presents the Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series featuring Jeff Currie, PhD '96, Head of Global Commodities Research at Goldman Sachs The topic of this speaker series event is "2011/2012 Commodities Markets Outlook ". The talk is followed by an interview with Javier Blas, Commodities Editor, the Financial Times.


The University of Chicago
Chicago Booth London Campus
25 Basinghall Street
London EC2V 5HA, United Kingdom

Event Details

The presentation will be followed by continental breakfast. 

This event is open to alumni and friends of the University.



No Charge


Register Online

Deadline: 2/7/2011

Speaker Profiles

Jeffrey Currie, PhD '96 (Speaker)
Global Head of Commodities Research, Global Investment Research division, Goldman Sachs

Jeffrey Currie is responsible for conducting research on commodity market dynamics in the context of corporate risk management programs, short and long-term commodity investment strategies and asset allocation. Jeff joined Goldman Sachs in 1996 and was named managing director in 2002 and partner in 2008.

Prior to joining the firm, Jeff taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in Microeconomics and Econometrics at the University of Chicago and served as the associate editor of Resource and Energy Economics. He also worked as consulting economist, specialising in energy and other microeconomic issues at Ernst and Young, LLP and Economic Insight, Inc. In addition, he has advised numerous government agencies in the US, EU and Russia.  Jeff earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 1996.



Bruce Bernstein 

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