• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

David Goldwyn

Atlantic Council

President of Goldwyn Global Strategies, LLC (GGS), Chairman of the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center’s Energy Advisory Group

David Goldwyn is president of Goldwyn Global Strategies, LLC (GGS), an international energy advisory consultancy, and Chairman of the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center’s Energy Advisory Group. He is a globally recognized thought leader, educator and policy innovator in energy security and extractive industry transparency. 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), the only person to hold both the US government’s international energy leadership positions. He 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 recently served on the Steering Committee and was a key facilitator of the Climate Action Solutions Centre (CASC) on the sidelines of COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland. 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 more recent publications include Choosing Wisely: How the Biden Administration Can Build a Better Coalition On International Energy and Climate Policy In a Post-COVID World (Atlantic Council 2021); A New Energy Strategy for the Americas (Atlantic Council 2020); Confronting the Resource Curse: Advice for Investors and Partners (Baker Institute 2020), and “Caribbean Energy Security: Regional Profile and Challenges to Integration” for the Handbook on Caribbean Economies (Routledge 2020) and “Mexico’s Energy Reforms: The Prospects Under an AMLO Administration” Atlantic Council (2018). Mr. Goldwyn holds a B.A. in Government from Georgetown University, an M.A. in Public Affairs from Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and a J.D. from New York University.

Sessions With David Goldwyn

Tuesday, 7 March

  • 11:55am - 12:45pm (CST) / 07/mar/2023 05:55 pm - 07/mar/2023 06:45 pm

    Mideast Gulf: Geopolitics versus markets

    Upstream Oil & Gas
    Never tranquil, the Mideast Gulf region is facing a wave of challenges ranging from developments in Iran to redefining relations with the world’s superpowers at a time of war and energy anxieties. How the countries in the Mideast Gulf respond to the pull and push of geopolitics and markets now will define their longer-term possibilities and future. What choices might they make and what may be the outcomes?