The Center on Global Energy Policy is a research center located within the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. The center's director is Jason Bordoff.
Center on Global Energy Policy Wikipedia
The Center on Global Energy Policy mission is to improve the quality of energy policy and energy dialogue through objective, balanced and rigorous analysis.
Its vision is to be among the world’s most respected, trusted and influential sources of energy policy analysis.
On April 24, 2013 the Center for Global Energy Policy was founded within Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs. The launch event filled Columbia's historic Low Library where mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke about how “New York is where the energy future is taking place”. The Director, Jason Bordoff, a professor of professional practice and a former special assistant to President Barack Obama, CC '83, said he hoped that the center will break new ground in energy research. It has since done exactly that - since its inaugural event three years ago it has published more than 30 reports on international issues at a world-recognized caliber on topics. The Center has published pieces on energy geopolitics, climate change, financial markets, electric grids, and much more.
In December 2014 the Center broke ground on their new office building. With almost 7,000 square feet of workspace, the Center has been expanding and growing at a rapid rate ever since. As the full-time staff grows, both in their office on Amsterdam Ave and across North America, Europe, and Asia. Columbia's Global Centers provide international support for the Center's global team as the Center has grown to be a true global leader in energy policy.
The Center’s research agenda emphasizes an economic and geostrategic approach to key energy policy areas. Current research programs encompass a wide variety of specific studies and topics, focused both on U.S. policy and specific regions around the world. A list of research reports and working papers authored by Center staff and Fellows can be found here.
The Center produces a robust set of outputs including commentaries, op-eds, congressional testimony, and more. A list of works authored by Center staff and Fellows can be found here.
Podcasts are a major outlet for the Center to share our work with the public. Podcasts can be found on the Center's website here. Podcasts are publicized through the Center's Twitter and Facebook pages.
The center has a large international advisory board. Members include:Nick Beim, Partner at Venrock
Thomas E. Donilon, Distinguished Fellow at Council on Foreign Relations and former National Security Advisor
Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, LinkedIn, Partner, Greylock Partners
Paul Joskow, President of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Barbara, Lady Judge, Chair of the Energy Institute at University College, London
John Knight, Executive Vice President at Statoil
Stanley A. McChrystal, Co-Founder and Partner at McChrystal Group LLC and former commander, International Security Assistance Force
Edward L. Morse, Managing Director, Global Head of Commodities at Citi
Joel Moser, Founding Chief Executive Officer, AQM Capital LLC and former Partner and Head, Energy & Infrastructure Group at Kaye Scholer
Daniel Poneman, former Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy
Steven Rattner, Chairman at Willett Advisors LLC and former lead adviser to the Presidential Task Force on the Auto Industry
Theodore Roosevelt IV, Managing Director, Investment Banking at Barclays
Zachary Schreiber, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, PointState Capital
Mona Sutphen, Partner at Macro Advisory Partners LLP and former White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy
Susan Tierney, Managing Principal at Analysis Group and former Assistant Secretary of Energy for Policy at the U.S. Department of Energy
Michael D. Tusiani, Chairman at Poten & Partners
Bill White, Chairman at Lazard Houston and former Mayor of Houston, Texas
Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman at IHS and author of The Prize and The Quest
Cathy Zoi, Consulting Professor at Stanford University and former Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy
The Center conducts research with resident and nonresident scholars. Fellows include:Luay al-Khatteeb, Fellow
Dr. Joe Aldy, Fellow
Keith J. Benes, Fellow
Jason Bordoff, Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, Founding Director, Center on Global Energy Policy
Peter Davidson, Fellow
Nicola de Blasio, Senior Research Scholar and Director for Strategic Partnerships
Kaïme Désiré, Executive Assistant
Colin Fenton, Fellow
Kate Gordon, Fellow
Antoine Halff, Program Director, Global Oil Markets
Robert M. Hallman, Fellow
Ira Joseph, Fellow
Teddy Kott, Fellow
Adrian Lajous, Fellow
Chris Law, Financial Assistant
Akos Losz, Research Analyst
Cheryl Martin, Fellow
Jesse McCormick, Associate Director
Robert McNally, Fellow
Jully Meriño, Program Coordinator, Events and Women in Energy
Ron Minsk, Fellow
Tatiana Mitrova, Research Scholar
Shashank Mohan, Adjunct Associate Research Scholar
Richard Nephew, Program Director, Economic Statecraft, Sanctions and Energy Markets
Luisa Palacios, Fellow
Leslie Palti-Guzman, Fellow
Carlos Pascual, Fellow
Matthew Robinson, Director of Research Publications
Jim Rogers, Fellow
David Sandalow, Inaugural Fellow
Phil Sharp, Fellow
James Stock, Fellow
Nobuo Tanaka, Fellow
Jamie Webster, Fellow