Amy Myers Jaffe


Amy Myers Jaffe is a leading expert on global energy policy, geopolitical risk, and energy and sustainability. Jaffe is David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.

Jaffe previously served as executive director, energy and sustainability, at the Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) at University of California Davis. From 2015 to June of 2917, Jaffe advised the Chief Investment Officer of the Regents, University of California on University of California’s sustainable investing policy development. Prior to joining UC Davis, Jaffe was as founding director of the Energy Forum at Rice University’s James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy. Jaffe is widely published, including as co-author of  “Oil, Dollars, Debt and Crises: The Global Curse of Black Gold” with Mahmoud El-Gamal and co-editor of “Natural Gas and Geopolitics From 1970 to 2040.” A frequent media commentator, Ms. Jaffe is currently a member of the US National Petroleum Council and holds a senior fellow prize from the International Association for Energy Economics. She was the chair of the Future of Oil and Gas at the World Economic Forum (Davos) and currently serves on the Global Council on International Security at World Economic Forum.

Optional topics include:

  • The Energy Future: Transformational Trends in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Sustainability and Risk in the Energy Sector
  • Global Climate Policy and Energy Investing: Is the Carbon Bubble Real?
  • The Unconventionals’ Challenge to OPEC
  • US Energy Independence: Possibilities and Global Implications
  • Climate Change, Alternative Fuels and Transportation

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