Senior Director, Global Head of Petrochemicals & Freight Markets
Shelley Kerr is Senior Director, Global Head of Petrochemicals & Freight markets at S&P Global Platts. She is responsible for Platts petrochemicals content including price assessments and written news/commentaries/analysis across approx. 50 petrochemical markets and freight coverage across tankers, dry bulk, LNG and container markets with a primary focus on pricing and benchmark development. Prior to joining the petchems team she occupied a number of leadership roles focused on various global energy markets including gas, power, coal and LNG where she oversaw development of the JKM benchmark for almost 5 years.
Prior to joining Platts, she worked for ICIS, a subsidiary of RELX for seven years occupying roles across the petrochemicals and energy sectors, including managing the Europe and Africa petrochemicals team (2008-2011) and the global energy team (2011-2014). She began her career in 2002 at Petromedia, covering bunker fuel markets and other related industries for several years before establishing the Asian editorial desk for Bunkerworld in Singapore.
She holds a BA Honours degree in French and Russian language and literature from University College London (UCL).