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Our speaker Amy is a widely quoted commentator on oil and energy policy in the international media. She has provided testimony on Capitol Hill on energy matters, and she regularly appears on a variety of television news stations and programs including CNN.
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Leading expert on the geopolitics of oil, energy, security and risk
The keynote speaker Amy Myers Jaffe is a the associate director of the Energy Program at Rice University’s James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy. She frequently keynotes at major energy industry and investment conferences. Her latest book is entitled “Oil, Dollars, Debt and Crises.”
A widely quoted commentator on oil and energy policy in the international media, Jaffe appears regularly on a variety of television news stations and programs including CNN, “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer,” FOX, National Public Radio and MSNBC. Her writings have been featured in the The New York Times, Dow Jones International, as well as the the Mideast Report.
The talented speaker Amy Myers Jaffe is also a contributor to Foreign Policy magazine’s “21 Solutions to Save the World” and she was the recipient of the Award for Excellence by the International Association for Energy Economics. Additionally, Jaffe was among the 2004 “Key Women in Energy-Americas” honorees and was even named in Esquire’s annual 100 Best and Brightest.
Jaffe’s list of accomplishments include serving as a member of the reconstruction and economy working group of the Baker/Hamilton Iraq Study Group and being a major contributor to the recent joint Baker Institute/CFR task force on the Guiding Principles for U.S. Post-Conflict Policy in Iraq. She also served as an advisor to the United States National Intelligence Council Study on Energy to 2015 as well as a principal advisor to USAID’s project on Options for Developing a Long Term Sustainable Iraqi Oil Industry.
Our sought-after speaker Amy Myers Jaffe is the principal author on many of the Baker Institute’s numerous energy studies which cover energy trends in the Middle East, Caspian Basin, Russia, Japan and China, as well as emerging technologies in the nuclear, natural gas and nanotechnology sectors. Jaffe is currently organizing a major study on oil, the US dollar, national debt and market crises as well as a major initiative on energy and global poverty.
Before joining the Baker Institute, Jaffe was the senior editor and Middle East analyst for Petroleum Intelligence Weekly. Her research primarily focuses on the subjects of oil geopolitics, strategic energy policy – including energy science policy – and energy economics.