Sarah Ladislaw

Center for Strategic & International Studies

Senior Vice President, Energy Security and Climate Change

Sarah Ladislaw, Senior Vice President and Director, Energy Security and Climate Change Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), leads CSIS’s work in energy policy, market, and technology analysis. Ms. Ladislaw is an expert in US energy policy, global oil and natural gas markets, and climate change. She has authored numerous publications on the geopolitics of energy, energy security and climate change, low-carbon pathways, and a wide variety of issues on US energy policy, regulation, and market dynamics. Ms. Ladislaw has spearheaded new work at CSIS on climate change, the electricity sector, and energy technology development. She formerly worked in Office of the Americas in the Department of Energy’s Office of Policy and International Affairs. Ms. Ladislaw is frequently invited to speak at public conferences, advise companies and policymakers, and testify before Congress. She is a member of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Strategic Analysis Technical Review Panel and the Strategic Advisory Council for Georgia Tech’s Strategic Energy Initiative. Ms. Ladislaw has taught graduate courses on energy security as an Adjunct Professor at the George Washington University and is a frequent guest lecturer at other universities.

Sessions With Sarah Ladislaw

Monday, 1 March

  • 01:10pm - 01:40pm (CST) / 01/mar/2021 07:10 pm - 01/mar/2021 07:40 pm

    Strategic Dialogue

    US Energy Policy, Climate & the New Administration

    Panel Geopolitics/Policy/Regulatory Energy Transition/Climate & Sustainability
    The United States rejoined the Paris Agreement on day one of President Joe Biden’s administration. Climate change will play a fundamental role in American foreign policy as well domestic issues including national security. President Biden’s plan on energy and the environment aims to revitalize the economy, create new jobs, and restore American leadership around the world. What can we expect from a government-wide policy approach to the climate crisis? How will the oil and gas sector respond? Can the energy sector be a driving force behind economic growth and transformational change, and at what pace?