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Biography of Gianna Bern
Gianna Bern is president of Brookshire Advisory and Research, Inc., a Chicago-based registered investment advisor and commodity trading advisor focused on oil and gas commodity research, energy sector investment research, and energy risk management advisory services with clients worldwide. Brookshire also is the publisher of global oil market outlook The Oil Outlook and independent oil and gas investment research for institutional investors Brookshire Equity Research.
Gianna is a registered investment advisor, registered commodity trading advisor, and energy analyst with more than 20 years of experience in the energy sector, risk management trading, corporate finance, credit portfolio management, and corporate banking. Gianna is frequently quoted on energy markets in Bloomberg News, Dow Jones Newswires, Reuters, and other major media.
Prior to Brookshire, Gianna was a senior director in Fitch Ratings’ Latin America Corporate Finance group with responsiblity for oil, gas, and utilities. Before joining Fitch, Gianna was the credit portfolio manager of a leading commercial lease finance company where she managed a $2.5 billion commercial finance lease portfolio.
Previously, Gianna was a manager of risk management trading at BP Amoco Plc. Before the merger of Amoco Corporation and BP Plc., Gianna was a senior energy analyst at Amoco Oil. Gianna began her career in corporate finance at Continental Bank (now Bank of America Merrill Lynch). Gianna has a BBA from Illinois Institute of Technology and an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.