Dr. Abhishek Deshpande
Vice President: Market Intelligence, ADNOC Group
United Arab Emirates
Dr Abhishek Deshpande is a Vice President at ADNOC Group where he is heading the Market Intelligence team based in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He joined ADNOC in March 2023. Dr Deshpande has had an international career spanning North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Before joining ADNOC Group, Dr Deshpande was the Head of Global Commodities Research at OMV AG based at their HQ in Vienna, Austria where he worked on key joint venture projects including some with ADNOC Downstream. Before entering the corporate universe, Dr Deshpande spent over a decade in Investment Banking heading global commodities and energy research teams at international banks including J.P. Morgan & Chase in New York and Natixis SA (Groupe BPCE) in London/Paris. He is an authority in Energy Markets and frequently appeared on leading financial and main stream media channels. Currently he is a fellow of UK’s IChemE and Energy Institute.