Steve Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program "Squawk Box Europe" having spent nearly three decades in and around financial markets, first as a trader and then as a journalist.
Steve has attended high levels international events for CNBC for over a decade including key G7, G8 and G20 meetings, as well as the St Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia and the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he also routinely moderates key panels on a host of subjects. Steve also led our coverage of the COP21 climate change talks in 2015.
In 2014 Steve was on the ground for CNBC in Kiev, Ukraine during the Russian annexation of Crimea and interviewed key players, including the President and Prime Minister of Ukraine throughout the conflict.
Steve is also CNBC's OPEC reporter, covering major meetings and interviewing top OPEC oil ministers, non-OPEC ministers and heads of bodies such as the IEA and EIA.
Prior to joining CNBC, Steve worked for the UK Press Association on the City desk and at Dow Jones on the European Markets desk. At Dow Jones, Steve regularly broke market-moving stories and was a contributor to The Wall Street Journal Europe.
Before his career in journalism, Steve spent 11 years trading in the financial markets, specialising in equity and bond market derivative products. In 1988, Steve joined Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (formerly Kleinwort Benson Securities) and worked as an equity option marketmaker before moving on to Credit Lyonnais where he became Head of the London option market-making team on Liffe.
Steve studied politics at the University of London, with a focus on world economic development, IMF, World Bank and WTO; and journalism at the National Council for Training Journalists.
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The former deputy Prime Minister of Qatar has hit back at claims that it is propping up terrorism in Iran, telling its neighbouring Gulf states that they should point the finger closer to home.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports the latest findings from the International Energy Agency which shows low prices and low investments last year.
Fossils fuels are no longer the largest recipient of investment in the energy sector, the latest report from the International Energy Agency said Tuesday.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports from the World Petroleum Conference in Istanbul, Turkey as Saudi Aramco aims for an IPO in 2018.
A turning point in the oil market is on the horizon amid a sharp drop in investments and a lack of fresh conventional discoveries, Saudi Aramco's chief executive told CNBC on Monday.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports from the World Petroleum Congress in Istanbul, Turkey, on Kazakhstan's call to quit an OPEC-led attempt to curb oil production.
The energy minister of Russia has underlined how global oil producers still have the flexibility to do more to help rebalance markets.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports the latest headlines from the OPEC meeting in Vienna.
CNBC's Stephen Sedgwick reports oil prices tumble after OPEC delegates announced an agreement to cut oil output for the next nine months.
Iraq's Jabbar al-Luaibi and Iran's Bijan Zanganeh expressed support for a nine-month extension to OPEC-led production cuts.
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Steve Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program Squawk Box Europe and is also CNBC's OPEC reporter covering major meetings.