Samantha Dart, Head of Natural Gas Research, Goldman Sachs

This week on our Summer Playlist, we welcome Samantha Dart back into the SmarterMarkets™ studio. Samantha is Head of Natural Gas Research at Goldman Sachs. SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely sits down with Samantha to talk about the state of natural gas markets in the aftermath of last year’s European energy crisis and to discuss where […]

Parag Khanna, Founder & CEO, Climate Alpha and Founder & Managing Partner, FutureMap

This week on our Days of Futures Past series, we welcome Parag Khanna into the SmarterMarkets™ studio. Parag is Founder & CEO of Climate Alpha and Founder & Managing Partner of FutureMap. He is the author of seven books including Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization and The Future is Asian: Commerce, Conflict, and […]

David Shukman, Journalist & Former Science Editor, BBC

We kick off our new Carbon Frontiers series with David Shukman, a distinguished journalist and the former science editor of the BBC, where he reported from the climate frontlines for over 20 years. SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely sits down with Shukman to catch up on his continuing experiences on the frontlines of climate, government policy, […]

Robert Friedland, Founder & Executive Co-Chairman, Ivanhoe Mines

We’re ending the hottest week of the year with a splash of cold water! Join host David Greely for an unforgettable interview with icon of industry, Robert Friedland, examining the commodities, resource and geopolitical requirements for the energy transition. In under an hour, we tackle the startling projections from S&P’s Future of Copper report, the […]

Jeff Currie, Global Head of Commodities Research, Goldman Sachs

Summer travel is here this holiday weekend! Join us as Jeff Currie, Goldman Sachs’ Global Head of Commodities Research, and host David Greely go around the world in just under an hour. Originally meeting at the University of Chicago in 1992, they worked together in the 2000s through the “revenge of the old economy” commodities […]

Andy Home, Senior Metals Columnist, Thomson Reuters

We’re thrilled to be joined by Thomson Reuters Senior Columnist, Andy Home, for a pulse check on current metals markets. In this episode, he and David Greely explore the readiness of these markets for the supply challenge of decarbonization and how the European power crisis has impacted their preparedness for the energy transition. Join them […]

Jeff Currie, Goldman Sachs Global Head of Commodities Research

For the opening episode of our new series, legendary podcast host Grant Williams welcomes back Jeff Currie, Global Head of Commodities Research at Goldman Sachs, to examine the question “What are Smarter Markets?” What are SmarterMarkets™? SmarterMarkets™ is our vision for using technology to redesign and improve markets to meet society’s biggest challenges, including climate […]

Maryam Ayati’s Vision for Tokenizing the Entire Supply Chain

We sit down with energy industry maverick and market innovator, Maryam Ayati, who leads NEO Holdings. NEO brings established industry giants together with the climate and entrepreneurial ecosystem in mutually profitable models. Together, they identify and operationalize tomorrow’s most valuable new commodities and business models, reinventing energy and extractive supply chains such that they serve planet, […]

Robert Friedland on Grading, Trading, and Responsibly Producing Commodities

Robert Friedland, a Renaissance man who founded several successful mining, technology and entertainment companies, speaks to host Erik Townsend openly about his views about the what, who and how of the global energy transition and meeting the energy demand of future generations. About the episode With world leaders rapidly reacting to climate change concerns, governments […]

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