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Sohbet Karbuz

Sohbet Karbuz

Dr. Sohbet Karbuz currently works at Mediterranean Observatory for Energy (OME), an energy industry association in Paris, as Director of its Hydrocarbons Division. Before joining the OME, he was with the International Energy Agency in Paris. Previously, he worked as research associate and manager at several institutions in Austria, Germany and Turkey.  His main areas of interests are oil and natural gas markets, energy geopolitics, energy security, energy modeling and scenario building.  In a career spanning more than two decades he has authored or co-authored numerous  books, scientific articles and book chapters. His principal hobby is writing articles on the US military energy consumption and security.  Mr. Karbuz  received his Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees from the industrial engineering department of Istanbul Technical University, his PhD degree in natural sciences from the Technical University of Vienna and Postgraduate Diploma in economics from the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna.

 

Dr. Réka Szemerkényi

Dr. Réka Szemerkényi
Réka Szemerkényi has been working as Chief Advisor in International Relations to the Chairman of the Board of Directors of MOL Group, Hungarian Oil and Gas Company, since November 2006. In this role she covers European Union energy policy development, provides professional support for executive decisions on a wide range of issues in international affairs, and her main focus is Central European regional energy policy cooperation. With special regards to this work, she was awarded the honour of the Bene Merito Prize in 2010, by Radek Sikorski, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland.
Between 1998 and 2002, Réka Szemerkényi was State Secretary for International Relations and Security Policy to the Prime Minister of Hungary. Between 2002-2004, she was Director of Strategic Studies Research Center at the 21st Century Institute of Budapest. Prior to these, in 1995-6, she was Research Associate at...

Dr. Gal Luft

Dr. Gal Luft
Gal Luft is co-director of the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS) and a senior adviser to the United States Energy Security Council . Dr. Luft has published numerous studies and articles on security and energy issues in various newspapers and publications such as Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The American Interest, Commentary Magazine, Middle East Quarterly, LA Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. He is co-author of Energy Security Challenges for the 21st Century (2009), Turning Oil into Salt: Energy Independence Through Fuel Choice (2009) and  Petropoly: The Collapse of America's Energy Security Paradigm (2012). He is author of Beer, Bacon and Bullets: Culture in Coalition Warfare from Gallipoli to Iraq . He appears frequently in the media and consults to various think tanks and news organizations worldwide. Dr. Luft testified before committees of the U.S. C...

Anne Korin

Anne Korin
Anne Korin is co-director of the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS) and a senior adviser to the United States Energy Security Council . She appears in the media frequently and has written articles for Foreign Affairs, The American Interest, The National Review, Commentary Magazine, MIT Innovations, American Legion Magazine, and the Journal of International Security Affairs. She is co-author of Energy Security Challenges for the 21st Century (2009,) Turning Oil into Salt: Energy Independence through Fuel Choice (2009,) and Petropoly: the Collapse of America's Energy Security Paradigm (2012.) Her education includes an engineering degree in computer science from Johns Hopkins University and work towards a doctorate at Stanford University.

Dr. Nancy E. Brune

Dr. Nancy E. Brune

Dr. Nancy E. Brune is a Senior Policy Analyst/Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories where she works on issues of energy security, national security, foreign policy, technology and policy, climate change and human impacts, and non proliferation. Prior to joining Sandia, she was the Director of Research and Policy at the Institute for Security Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she worked on issues of homeland security and also served as the director of the Energy Security Policy Initiative. Brune has spoken about and authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, reports, essays and op-ed pieces on energy security, national security, globalization, privatization, financial liberalization, immigration and public health issues. Dr. Brune is a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy and Women in International Security, and ...

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