Bugnion, Veronique

Veronique Bugnion
Former Assistant Director for Program Development, Joint Program and CEEPR
co-Founder, ClearlyEnergy
Johns Hopkins University, Adjunct Professor
Global Head Carbon and Natural Gas, Thomson Reuters
Global Head, Trading Analytics and Research, Point Carbon


Dr. Bugnion is a scientist, entrepreneur and energy industry leader. She has over 10 years of professional experience and leadership in the financial energy industry and has a track record of pushing the boundaries of energy analytics. 

Dr. Bugnion is currently co-founder and co-CEO of ClearlyEnergy, provider of innovative search solutions to simplify energy decision making. Prior to ClearlyEnergy, she was Global Head of Carbon and Natural Gas for Thomson Reuters, a role where she developed trading, data and research products for wholesale commodity markets. Thomson Reuters acquired Point Carbon in 2010, where she held the role of Global Head of Trading Analytics, with responsibilities for developing advanced web-based analytic products for the electricity, natural gas and carbon markets. Prior to working with Thomson Reuters and Point Carbon, Dr. Bugnion worked with Goldman Sachs and Constellation Commodities Group where she focused on the deregulated power, natural gas and emissions markets. 

Dr. Bugnion has a strong publication record in the areas of climate modelling and climate change policy. She holds a PhD in climate physics and an MSc in technology and policy, both from MIT. She is currently an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University, where she teaches carbon finance and management.

Education + Credentials
BSc, Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, 1996
MSc, Technology and Policy, MIT, 2001
PhD, Climate Physics and Chemistry, MIT, 2001

Recent Publications

Journal Article
Bugnion, V., C. Hill and P.H. Stone (2006). Journal of Climate, 19: 3732-3750
Journal Article
Bugnion, V., C. Hill and P.H. Stone (2006). Journal of Climate, 19: 3751-3767
Student Dissertation or Thesis
Bugnion, V. (2001). Ph.D. Thesis, MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Conference Proceedings Paper
Bugnion, V., and P.H. Stone (2000). Eos Transactions, 81(48): F575, Abstract NG71A-37
Joint Program Reprint, Journal Article
Bugnion, V. (2000). Annals of Glaciology, 31: 121-125 [PDF]