Morgan Bazilian

Lead Energy Specialist, World Bank

Morgan Bazilian is Lead Energy Specialist at the World Bank and a member of the Global Agenda Council on Decarbonizing Energy. He has over two decades of experience in the energy sector – and is regarded as a leading expert in international policy. His work has ranged from fiscal policy, to systems analysis, to infrastructure investment, to market regulation and governance in all areas of energy policy from upstream oil and gas to power systems.  He is Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, and a Research Associate at Cambridge. Previously he was a Deputy Director at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) with a focus on unconventional gas and oil. Prior to that, Morgan worked in the United Nations on energy access issues. In this role he was deeply engaged with the design and implementation of the Sustainable Energy for All initiative, and managed UN-Energy.