John is a Senior Research Specialist at Chartis, specializing in risk management, enterprise GRC, and energy and commodities risk management systems.
John has a certificate in Risk in Financial Services from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.
Articles by John MacDonagh
Smart thinking: mitigating renewables-linked price risk with neural networks
Failing to incorporate renewable energy sources effectively into power networks can create serious issues around energy pricing and forecasting. Some neural networks can mitigate renewables’ intermittency, but require the right expertise and data.
Mitigating price risk in Asia’s flourishing LNG markets
The speed at which the liquified natural gas (LNG) market is maturing has created inconsistencies in how LNG is priced – not least in Asia, where growth is fastest. The obvious but untested solution – an Asian pricing hub – will take time to develop, but…
The risk of clean air
Impending regulation affecting shipping fuel will reduce atmospheric pollution but send shockwaves through the shipping and oil industries. Market players have several strategic options, but uncertainty clouds their choices. To what extent is the…