Energy Experts

Executive Director, Energy and Sustainability, UC Davis
Amy Myers Jaffe is a leading expert on global energy policy, geopolitical risk, and energy and sustainability. Jaffe serves as executive director for Energy and Sustainability at University of California, Davis with a joint appointment to the Graduate School of Management and Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS). Prior to joining UC Davis, Jaffe served as founding director of the Energy Forum...
Freelance Journalist
As an independent journalist for the last 15 years, Palmer has reported almost exclusively on climate change, the environment, and business sustainability since 2008. Her work has appeared in publications such as Slate Magazine, Nature Climate Change, The Guardian, Yale E360, The Yale Forum, Scientific American, and The New York Times, among many others. She is a professional member of the So...
former Director of Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Federal Energy & Resources Management practice.
General Manager of the Chevron Arctic Center.
Susan Chan Shifflett is program associate at the Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum where she focuses on China's food safety and food security. She previously interned at the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Food Security working on the Feed The Future initiative. From 2007-2010, she lived in Beijing where she worked as a program assistant at China’s Center of...
president and managing director, Global Energy Strategies LLC
Associate Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio
Boyka Stefanova is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Geography at the University of Texas, San Antonio. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Delaware (2004). Her research interests focus on political conflict, European governance, and security issues in Europe. Dr. Stefanova has published three books: The War on Terror in Comparative Perspectiv...
Jennifer Turner has been the director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center for 13 years. She has created meetings, exchanges and publications focusing on a variety of energy and environmental challenges facing China, particularly on water, energy and climate challenges, as well as environmental nongovernmental organizations, environmental journalism, and environmental govern...
Managing director of Calabar Consulting and former editor of South Africa’s Mail & Guardian newspaper
DUNCAN WOOD is the director of the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center. Prior to this, Wood was a professor and the director of the International Relations Program at the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) in Mexico City for 17 years. He is a member of the Mexican National Research System (level 2), a member of the editorial board of Foreign Affairs Latinoamerica, and has been an ed...

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