Ben Nolan
Director and Head of Shipping Research
Knight Capital

Ben Nolan joined Knight Capital in April 2011 and serves as director and head of shipping research covering tanker, dry bulk, container, and specialty shipping companies with a focus on both equity and debt capital. Mr. Nolan previously spent six years working at Jefferies & Company in Houston, TX most recently in the roll of Vice President following equity within the shipping sector.

Prior to Jefferies, Mr. Nolan worked as corporate financial analyst for EOG Resources developing a background in the oil and gas business. Mr. Nolan graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance in 2000 and received his Master of Business Administration from the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston in 2003. Mr. Nolan is also a CFA charterholder.