Helima Croft

Helima Croft

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Dr. Helima Croft is Managing Director and Global Head of Commodity Strategy at RBC Capital Markets, an international investment bank headquartered in Toronto, Canada. She is responsible for leading a team of commodity strategists that cover energy, metals, and cross-commodity investor activity. With nearly 20 years of leadership and capital markets experience, Dr. Croft has gained particular expertise in geopolitics and energy. She has received numerous industry accolades over the course of her career.

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  • Dr. Croft is a CNBC contributor, a member of the channel’s exclusive family of experts.
  • She is a regular keynote speaker and broadcaster, covering a range of global energy issues – from oil as a global political commodity to trade and sanctions, the Saudi factor, and economic trends across natural resource economies.