About Us

Our commitment to data
driven-decisions drives
long-term value

Clear Future is a global economic advisory firm that serves private businesses, governments, and not-for-profits. We help our clients make informed, data-driven decisions by combining sound strategy with applied quantitative methods. In addition, Clear Future provides professional education courses in data analysis, econometrics, forecasting, and computer programming.

Our founding philosophy is leveraging our expertise in economics and data science to equip our clients with improved decision making capabilities. We are focused on not only delivering a solution to the problem, but ensuring our clients can understand and communicate those results to any level of their organization.

Our Approach

We build lasting relationships with clients
based on trust and transparency

In-House Economist™

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Now more than ever, data is driving decisions. The ability to apply quantitative techniques to data is what sets apart good from great companies. Let Clear Future be Your In-House Economist™. We have expertise in data analytics, modeling, and forecasting. We will work with you to identify profit-maximizing strategies and quantify those strategies with a range of empirical analysis and decision-support tools.





Professional Education

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Clear Future offers a unique professional education setting. We combine rigorous data analysis with an introduction to today’s cutting edge statistical platforms. Courses are offered in Python, R, and EViews. Examples of courses include: machine learning, time-series analysis, forecasting, and data visualization. We offer both online and in-house trainings. We can customize trainings around your needs and data to ensure participants connect with the course material.




Our Advantage

We bring over three decades of expertise across
multiple industries to provide clients lasting solutions


Clear Future has worked across industries in both the public and private sectors. Our In-House Economist™ expertise includes, but is not limited to: investment management, oil and gas, mining, management consulting, tech startups, state and local government, transportation, retail, and working directly with NGOs. In addition, we have maintained close relationships with the academic community and continue to be active in both teaching and research. This gives us a unique advantage in being able to blend cutting-edge techniques in an applied setting.

We have delivered professional education courses to many of Wall Street’s top investment banks, investment management firms, central banks around the world, national, state, and local government officials, as well as multiple Fortune 500 companies. We have developed a proven, hands-on approach that gives participants skills they can immediately apply in a real-world setting.


Our Team

We combine diverse backgrounds and mindsets with years of experience in the areas of economics, engineering, finance, and public policy



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Clear Future Co-Founders

Daniel Jerrett, PhD

Daniel has over 15 years of experience developing and implementing forecasting models. He has expertise in mineral and energy economics, macroeconomic forecasting, and international finance. His experience spans both the private and public sectors. Daniel has spent time in the investment management industry, state and local governments as well as consulting with Fortune 500 companies. He continues to be active in academia and teaches courses in econometrics and forecasting at the University of Colorado Denver, University of Colorado School of Public Health and regularly lectures at the University of Colorado Denver's JP Morgan Commodities Center.

Daniel holds a Ph.D. in Mineral and Energy Economics from the Colorado School of Mines. He also holds an M.A. in Economics from DePaul University, an M.S. in Mineral Economics from the Colorado School of Mines and a B.B.A in Business Economics from the University of Iowa Henry B. Tippie School of Business.

Abdel Zellou, PhD

Abdel M. Zellou, Ph.D., is an energy economics and geoscience expert. He has more than 20 years of international oil & gas industry and commodity market experience. He used his hybrid background in both engineering and economics to assist companies drill successful wells, to assist state agencies enforce regulations and to transfer knowledge at financial institutions internationally. Prior to Clear Future, he co-founded Prism Seismic, a software and consulting company, valued at more than $10 million within three years of inception. He has contributed to the energy industry through peer reviewed journal publications, over 30 presentations and proceeding papers at conferences and a patent on fractured reservoir characterization. Abdel also teaches energy economics at the Collins College of Business, The University of Tulsa.

Abdel holds a Ph.D. in Mineral and Energy Economics from the Colorado School of Mines. He also holds a M.Sc. in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, a M.Sc. in Mineral and Energy Economics from the Colorado School of Mines and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers in France.


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