King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center
Adam Sieminski was appointed as the President of the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) in April 2018. Before coming to Riyadh, he held the Schlesinger Chair for Energy & Geopolitics at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC, United States. Mr. Sieminski served as Administrator of the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) for almost five years (2012 to 2017) after a short assignment as Senior Director for Energy & Environment on the National Security Council staff at the White House. He was previously Deutsche Bank’s Chief Energy Economist and an integrated oil company analyst. He is a Senior Fellow and former President of the US Association for Energy Economics. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and was President of the National Association of Petroleum Investment Analysts. Mr. Sieminski received both an undergraduate degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in public administration from Cornell University.