Member of Council
Martin Fraenkel


Martin Fraenkel is global head of content for Platts, a division of S&P Global and a leading provider of information and benchmarks for the energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture markets.

In this role, Martin has responsibility for leading Platts’ 450-member global editorial team, as well as for working with the executive committee regarding Platts’ strategy and offerings in data, pricing, news and analysis.

Martin, based in London, came to Platts in June 2015 from CME Group, where he was managing director and global head of energy. In a diverse 30-year career in the commodities markets, Martin has held roles across physical and financial markets. These have included managing global sales and trading businesses for banks; providing consulting services to leading exchanges, hedge funds, trade houses and proprietary traders; and creating new business lines and joint ventures.

Martin received an MBA from Insead in Fontainebleau, France; a Master’s degree from the School of Advanced International Studies of The Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC, USA and Bologna, Italy; and a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Balliol College, University of Oxford, UK.

Martin is fluent in French, German and Italian.