Amos Hochstein

United States Department of State

Special Presidential Coordinator for Global Infrastructure and Energy Security

Amos J Hochstein is the Special Presidential Coordinator for Global Infrastructure and Energy Security. He previously served as the Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State for Global Energy Security. He began his tenure with the State Department in 2011, when he was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Diplomacy. From 2014 to 2017 he served as Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs and led the Bureau of Energy Resources. Hochstein has served in a variety of roles in the private sector and Capitol Hill. He was the Senior Policy Advisor to the Foreign Affairs Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives and also worked as an advisor to Senators Chris Dodd (CT) and Mark Warner (VA). Throughout his career, he has been a counselor for domestic and international energy companies, assisting in assessing potential new markets, the development of alternative sources of power, and the best strategies to bring them to market. Hochstein has served on the board of the Atlantic Council and as a Non-resident Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center. He resides in Washington, D.C. with his wife and children.

Sessions With Amos Hochstein

Monday, 6 March

  • 03:05pm - 03:45pm (CST) / 06/mar/2023 09:05 pm - 06/mar/2023 09:45 pm

    Shaping Energy Policy for an Uncertain World

    Energy security, transition and affordability have emerged as a guiding mantra for energy policy. Are governments and markets equipped to act on the challenge? Supply disruptions, war and fragile supply chains have put markets on edge. What role can governments play to alleviate the economic and social impacts of energy shortages and rising prices? To manage disruptions on the road to Net Zero? How should industry and financial institutions be engaged? What are the solutions for developing nations, facing the harshest ravages of climate change, as they seek to rise out of energy poverty