Steven Knell

Vice President, Power & Renewables Consulting


  • Power and renewables

Steven is a Vice President and Head of Wood Mackenzie’s Power & Renewables Consulting division for Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Russia and Caspian.

Before joining the Wood Mackenzie Energy Transition Practice Power & Renewables Consulting team, he spent 16 years with Global Insight/IHS CERA/IHS Markit. In his most recent role there, he served as a senior director in IHS Markit’s Energy and Climate Scenarios capability, where he provided thought leadership on global climate policy, GHG emissions forecasting and energy transition strategy.

Prior to that role, Steven was a research manager for IHS Markit’s flagship energy transition advisory service. Earlier in his career, he covered Asian oil, gas, coal and power markets and served as a carbon specialist in IHS CERA’s European Power and Gas research and consulting team.


PhD, International Relations, University of Sussex

MSc, International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science

BA, University of Kent at Canterbury