Experts discuss the relationship of energy with geopolitics, modernity, and the environment. Experts also discuss sources of clean and renewable energy.
Michael A. Levi
Michael A. Levi is the David M. Rubenstein senior fellow for energy and the environment at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, and director of the CFR program on energy security and climate change. He is an expert on climate change, energy security, arms control, and nuclear terrorism. Before joining CFR, Dr. Levi was a nonresident science fellow and a science and technology fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution. Prior to that, he was director of the Federation of American Scientists' Strategic Security Project.
William F. Martin
William Flynn Martin is an American energy economist, educator and international diplomat. Martin served as Executive Secretary of the National Security Council, Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Secretary of Energy during the Ronald Reagan administration. He was also President of the Council of the University for Peace, appointed by Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan. Martin also served as Executive Director of the Republican Platform Committee during the re-election bid of George H.W. Bush. He has held senior appointments and advisory positions under several Presidents including: Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush.
As Under Secretary of Energy (Acting), David Sandalow helps oversee the Department’s renewable energy, energy efficiency, fossil energy, nuclear energy and electricity delivery programs. As Assistant Secretary for Policy & International Affairs, he helps coordinate policy and manage international activities at the Department. Prior to being confirmed as Assistant Secretary, Mr. Sandalow was Energy & Environment Scholar and a Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program of the Brookings Institution, as well as Energy & Climate Change Working Group Chair at the Clinton Global Initiative. He is the author of Freedom from Oil (McGraw-Hill, 2008) and editor of Plug-In Electric Vehicles: What Role for Washington? (Brookings Press, 2009). Mr. Sandalow has written widely on energy and environmental policy, including op-eds in the New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times and other publications. Previously, he served as Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans, Environment & Science, a Senior Director on the National Security Council staff, an Associate Director on the staff of the White House Council on Environmental Quality and Executive Vice President, World Wildlife Fund – U.S. Mr. Sandalow is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School (JD) and Yale College (BA Philosophy).
Thomas Wallin has been President of Energy Intelligence since 1999. A world-renowned commentator, he has been instrumental in driving progress and development within Energy Intelligence's publications, the market leader in the provision of top-class, internationally respected data and information for the global energy industry.