Dr. Daniel Yergin

Leading Expert on Energy and Global Economics

Dr. Daniel Yergin is a highly respected authority on international politics, economics and energy. He is Founder of Cambridge Energy Research Associates and serves as CNBC's Global Energy Expert. He is both a Pulitzer Prize winner and recipient of the 1997 United States Energy Award for "lifelong achievements in energy".

"No one could ask for a better account of the world's political and economic destiny since World War II." The Wall Street Journal

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  • Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World
  • The Future of Energy and our Way of Life
  • The Petroleum Business
  • Global Economics for Politics
  • The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power
  • The Forces of Geo-Politics


He presents in English.

How he presents

Compelling and informative, his presentations capture the issues, while grounding them in his audiences' context.

Books & Media

  • The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World
  • The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy
  • The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power
  • Russia 2010: And What It Means for the World
  • Shattered Peace: The Origins of the Cold War

In Detail

Dr. Yergin has been named one of the 500 most influential people in the US in the field of foreign policy by the World Affairs Councils of America and plays a leadership role in the global energy industry. He serves on the U.S. Secretary of Energy Advisory Board and chaired the US Department of Energy's Task Force on Strategic Energy Research and Development. He is a Trustee of the Brookings Institution, on the Board of the New America Foundation and on the Advisory Board of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative. In 2005 he was awarded the Medal of the President of the Republic of Italy for combining "an understanding of the dynamics of the market with a broad view of the forces of geopolitics as he seeks to point the way to the positive outcomes for the world community."


Daniel offers great insights into the current state of the world's petroleum industry and its effects on the world economics. With a wealth of experience and an unparalleled depth of research into the world's energy markets, he is highly sought-after by organisations eager to benefit from his considerable expertise.



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