Luncheon keynote speaker Patricia Mohr, Vice-President, Economics & Commodity Market Specialist with Scotiabank, will discuss how the current price of oil will impact the global economy in her presentation Changing Oil Market Dynamics – Saudi Arabia Triggers Lower Oil Prices to Slow U.S. Shale Development.
Ms. Mohr works closely with the Corporate and Investment Banking groups, including the Oil & Gas team, with Institutional Equity Sales and Global Risk Management. She also developed the Scotiabank Commodity Price Index – the first Index designed to measure price trends for Canadian commodities in export markets. Ms. Mohr speaks frequently at international oil & gas and mining conferences, such as the ‘Platts Crude Oil Markets’ conference in Houston.
In February 2013, Ms. Mohr received the prestigious Metal Bulletin Apex Awards for the most accurate gold and precious metal price forecasts of 2012 (in a poll of 26 institutional analysts). She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation of Alberta. Prior to joining Scotiabank, Ms. Mohr spent a number of years with Alberta Energy Co. Ltd. (now EnCana Corp.) in Calgary and with CP Ships and Canadian Pacific Bermuda in London, England as Corporate Economist. Ms. Mohr holds an Honours B.A. Degree and a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of British Columbia and originally comes from Vancouver.