David Goldwyn

Atlantic Council

Chairman, Energy Advisory Board

David Goldwyn, Chairman, Atlantic Council’s Energy Advisory Board and President, Goldwyn Global Strategies, LLC, is a globally recognized thought leader, educator, and policy innovator in energy security. Mr. Goldwyn served as the US State Department’s special envoy and coordinator for international energy affairs from 2009 to 2011 and assistant secretary of energy for international affairs (1999-2001) and also served as national security deputy to US Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson (1997-98) and chief of staff to the U.S. Under-Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1993-97). Mr. Goldwyn has been published extensively on topics related to energy security and transparency. He is the co-editor of Energy & Security: Strategies for a World in Transition (Wilson Center Press/Johns Hopkins University Press 2013) and Drilling Down: The Civil Society Guide to Extractive Industry Revenues and the EITI (Revenue Watch Institute 2008). Mr. Goldwyn’s recent publications include Election 2020: What’s at Stake for Energy (Atlantic Council 2020); A New Energy Strategy for the Americas (Atlantic Council 2020) (forthcoming);  Confronting the Resource Curse: Advice for Investors and Partners (Baker Institute 2020), and Caribbean Energy Security: Regional Profile and Challenges to Integration for a forthcoming Handbook on Caribbean Economies (Routledge 2020).