Dr Andreas Goldthau is University of London Professor of International Relations at Royal Holloway, University of London and Associate with the Geopolitics of Energy Project at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. He is also a Fellow with the Global Public Policy Institute. His academic career includes professorial appointments with the Central European University’s School of Public Policy, and postdoctoral stints with the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), the RAND Corporation and the Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University, where he also served as an Adjunct Professor of JHU’s MSc program in Energy Policy and Climate. Andreas’ research interests focus on energy security, the political economy of energy markets and on global governance issues related to oil and gas. His publications include Energy Union – Europe’s New Liberal Mercantilism? (Palgrave Macmillan 2016), A Liberal Actor in a Realist World. The EU Regulatory State and the Global Political Economy of Energy (Oxford University Press, 2015), The Global Energy Challenge. Environment, Development and Security (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) , Wiley Handbook of Global Energy Policy (Wiley, 2013), Dynamics of Energy Governance in Europe and Russia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), Global Energy Governance. The new Rules of the Game (Brookings Press, 2010), “Imported Oil and U.S. National Security” (RAND, 2009) and “OPEC” (Hanser, 2009). His latest research, for which he has been awarded a Marie Curie IOF Fellowship, investigates energy technology innovation and transfer, with a focus on shale gas prospects beyond the US.