Women's Forum Asia 19


Sarah Cottle

S&P Global Platts

Global Head of Market Insight


Sarah Cottle is Global Head of Market Insight for S&P Global Platts, a division of S&P Global and the leading global provider of information and benchmarks for the energy and commodity markets. Based in Singapore, Sarah is a member of the Platts Executive Committee and is also responsible for the division’s news and digital strategy. Prior to November 2016, Sarah was Head of Content in Asia and Global Agriculture lead. Sarah leads Platts Asia teams with a strong focus on independence and integrity while ensuring content is high quality and relevant to customers’ decision making. She also works with regional governments, trade associations, regulatory bodies, exchanges and media to grow Platts presence in Asia. In a career spanning twenty years, Sarah has held leadership positions at information providers in Europe and Asia, including Reed Business Information, Bloomberg, Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal and CNBC. Sarah joined Platts in January 2012. Sarah also works in a number of capacities to help women leaders advance in their careers, including holding the role of Executive Sponsor for S&P Global’s “Women’s Initiative for Networking & Success” in Asia, speaking at external networking events and contributing to the diversity and inclusion and corporate social responsibility agendas of S&P Global. Sarah holds a degree in French Language and Literature from the University of Sheffield, in the UK, and also speaks Italian.