Mr. Allen is responsible for managing the Consulting Group at S&P Global Platts, a select team of highly-experienced energy experts focused on the delivery of in-depth market analytics services to S&P Global Platts’ consulting clients, utilizing the collective intelligence of PIRA Energy Group, Bentek Energy, and the Eclipse Energy Group. He has more than twenty-five years’ experience in energy market analysis, infrastructure planning and risk management in positions with Western Gas Resources, Anadarko, and Nexen Marketing USA. Prior to his energy experience he held positions in commodity finance with UBS NY and regulatory compliance with Bunge Corporation North America in New York. Mr. Allen holds a BBA in Marketing from the University of Oklahoma and a J.D. from the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver.