• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Suzanne Maloney

The Brookings Institution

Vice President and Director of the Foreign Policy Program

Suzanne Maloney is Vice President and Director of the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution and a Senior Fellow in Brookings's Center for Middle East Policy. Her research focuses on Iran and Persian Gulf energy. Dr. Maloney is the author of several books, including Iran’s Political Economy since the Revolution (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and Iran’s Long Reach: Iran as a Pivotal State in the Muslim World (United States Institute of Peace, 2008), as well as numerous articles. Her latest book, The Iranian Revolution at 40, was released in February 2020. Dr. Maloney previously served as an external advisor to senior State Department officials on long-term issues related to Iran. Before joining Brookings, she served on the Secretary of State’s policy planning staff; as Middle East advisor for ExxonMobil Corporation; and Director of the 2004 Council on Foreign Relations Task Force on US policy toward Iran, chaired by former National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. Dr. Maloney holds a doctorate from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

Sessions With Suzanne Maloney

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?
  • 07:30pm - 09:00pm (CST) / 08/mar/2023 01:30 am - 08/mar/2023 03:00 am

    Dinner & Dialogue | Geopolitics: Reshaping the world

    In 2022, the global norms on security, politics, trade and energy were shattered. The international community found itself unable to prevent or stop the war in Ukraine. Supply chains for food, energy and minerals are in disarray. US-China tensions threaten stability in Asia and dysfunctional rivalries in trade. A new North-South divide has emerged on energy and climate. How will companies navigate this uncertainty? And what will guide strategic choices for the future?