Dr. Lars Schernikau is energy economist, entrepreneur, commodity trader, and author. Educated at New York University in the US, INSEAD in France, and TU Berlin in Germany, he has worked with commodities and energy for two decades in Asia, Europe, Africa, and North America. Previously, he worked for the Boston Consulting Group in the US and Germany.
Lars is a shareholder in the Berlin based, German publicly listed commodity trading firm, HMS Bergbau AG
Prof. William Hayden Smith is Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences at Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA.
Prof. Smith received his PhD from Princeton University.