Jonathan Smith has more than 11 years’ experience within the energy wholesale and retail markets. During his career, he worked as an originator at Morgan Stanley in the UK power and gas wholesale markets, before heading up an independent energy retailers’ group-wide electricity and gas forecasting, trading, and pricing activities. There, Dr. Smith designed hedging strategies to manage key risks, with trade execution on spot and forward markets in the UK and Germany. He oversaw a more than tenfold growth of the hedging book to several 100 million pounds of annually delivered commodity. Dr. Smith earned a master’s degree in physics and a PhD in semiconductor physics, both from the University of Oxford, UK. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.