Amy Myers Jaffe is a leading expert on the geopolitics of oil and gas and energy security and is an influential thought leader on global energy policy and sustainability. She is Chair of the World Economic Forum (Davos) Global Agenda Council on The Future of Oil and Gas, and is executive director for Energy and Sustainability at University of California, Davis.
Jaffe is a widely quoted commentator on energy and the environment in international media and has provided testimony on Capitol Hill, Jaffe appears regularly on a variety of television and print media, including CNN, PBS NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, FOX, Al-Jazeera TV, MSNBC, National Public Radio, The Wall Street Journal and Financial Times of London. Her writings have been featured by The New York Times, Dow Jones International, and Petroleum Intelligence Weekly. She has a regular blog at the Houston Chronicle and is a contributor on energy and climate change to The Wall Street Journal’s blog “The Experts.”
Jaffe is a member of the National Petroleum Council and serves as an advisory board member of GE Ecoimagination and as a technical committee member on shale gas for the Union of Concerned Scientists. A contributor to Foreign Policy magazine’s “21 Solutions to Save the World” and recipient of the Award for Excellence in Energy Writing by the International Association for Energy Economics, Jaffe was named to Esquire’s annual “100 Best and Brightest” and Elle Magazine’s “Women for the Environment.”