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  • March 18 - 22, 2024
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Nolty Theriot

US-India Strategic Partnership Forum

Senior Vice President, Government Affairs Head of Energy and Infrastructure

Nolty Theriot serves as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and head of the energy, manufacturing, environment and infrastructure at the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF). In this leadership position, Mr. Theriot leads policy teams and executes strategies for companies in India and the U.S. that increase market access, resolve international disputes, and benefit from policy developments and emerging business trends. Prior to joining USISPF, Mr. Theriot served as a Senior Director of Energy Policy & Advocacy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where Mr. Theriot worked with U.S. and foreign governments to reduce barriers to trade and investment. During his five-year tenure,Mr. Theriot also managed the US–India Business Council’s energy, environment and infrastructure policy committees and led numerous successful trade missions. Before joining USIBC in 2012, Mr. Theriot served as Co-founder and Managing Director of an international government affairs firm focusing on energy, trade and investment. Before independent consultancy in 2007, Mr. Theriot served as Director of Government Affairs for the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA), the premier offshore oil and gas association in the U.S. Mr. Theriot also served on the United States Department of Homeland Security Oil and Gas Critical Infrastructure Committee and testified before the United States Senate Energy Committee as an industry expert on energy policy. Mr. Theriot also worked on Capitol Hill as a Senior Legislative Advisor to a United States Congressman and clerked for the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Mr. Theriot earned a BA in International trade & Finance from Louisiana State University and a MBA in International Business from the University of New Orleans.

Sessions With Nolty Theriot

Wednesday, 8 March

  • 07:15am - 08:20am (CST) / 08/mar/2023 01:15 pm - 08/mar/2023 02:20 pm

    Securing Energy for India's Economic Growth

    Gas & LNG
    India is experiencing a period of rapid growth on the path to being the world’s third largest economy within the next 10–15 years. All forms of energy will be needed to provide a basis for growth that is market based and climate sensitive. With critical choices needed on the nature of solutions by sector, there will be trade-offs, both short- and long term, of policy objectives that are key at a varying pace and during certain periods based on external realities, including geopolitics of global energy systems. Given geopolitics is a key factor in the global energy transition, 2023 is a critical year with India taking on the leadership of the G20, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies. Lead roles in these key global groups represents India’s role in shaping its own current and future role in the global economy and influencing the role of other emerging markets that have similar economic and energy issues.