Full Name
Helima Croft
Job Title
Managing Director, Head of Global Commodity Strategy & MENA Research, Global Research
RBC Capital Markets
Speaker Bio
Dr. Croft is a Managing Director and the Head of Global Commodity Strategy and Middle East and North Africa (Mena) Research at RBC Capital Markets.

Dr. Croft specializes in geopolitics and energy, leading a team of commodity strategists that cover energy, metals and cross-commodity investor activity. She is a member of the National Petroleum Council, a select group of individuals who advise, inform and make recommendations to the Secretary of Energy with respect to any matter relating to oil and natural gas.

Dr. Croft is also a CNBC contributor, a member of the channel’s exclusive family of experts; on the board of directors for the Atlantic Council; a member of the Trilateral Commission; and a Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Dr Croft joined RBC Capital Markets from Barclays, where she was a Managing Director and Head of North American Commodities Research. Prior to that, she worked in Lehman’s Business Intelligence group, the Council on Foreign Relations and the Central Intelligence Agency, where she focused on geopolitics and commodities.

Dr Croft has received many industry accolades throughout her career and received her PhD in economic history from Princeton in 2001.
Helima Croft