Colin Fenton

Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy


Colin Fenton is a non-resident Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy. In his full-time capacity he serves as the managing partner at Blacklight Research LLC. Prior to his current positions, Mr. Fenton was a managing director at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., where he served as global head of commodities research and chief commodities strategist (2010-15). He was one of ten members of J.P. Morgan’s management committee for the Global Research Division, which supervises the work of about one thousand research analysts worldwide.

Mr. Fenton is also a former Chief Intelligence Officer of Ospraie Management LP, an investment firm specializing in natural resource investments across asset classes. He began his markets career at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where for seven years he helped build the Commodities Research franchise.

Mr. Fenton holds an MSFS degree from Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. He is also a graduate of Princeton University, where he studied early modern history.