Sam Wilkinson is a Senior Research Manager for the Solar and Energy Storage Research group at IHS Markit. During eight years working within the group, Sam has been responsible for researching the PV inverter market and the PV module and polysilicon supply chain working closely with leading global suppliers to develop detailed analysis on these markets. Sam has also been responsible for establishing primary research reports focusing on solar demand and policy, complementing IHS Markit extensive research of the complete PV supply chain. Building on his experience in the solar research team, Sam established IHS Markit Power Technology’s coverage of energy storage, covering a wide range of topics within this fast developing sector. Sam’s analysis and commentary is regularly published by leading PV and energy industry media and also the global press. He has also presented at many leading industry events and conferences.