Edward Chow is a senior fellow in the energy and national security program of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. He is an international energy expert with more than 35 years of industry experience. He has worked in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, South America, Europe, Russia, Black Sea and Caspian regions. He has developed government policy and business strategy, as well as successfully negotiated complex, multibillion-dollar, business ventures. He specializes in oil and gas investments in emerging economies. He has advised governments, international financial institutions, major oil companies, and leading multinational corporations.
Chow spent 20 years with Chevron Corporation in U.S. and overseas assignments and played a leading role in negotiating commercial agreements. He was head of international external affairs at headquarters in California. Chow is a graduate of Ohio University with a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in international affairs. He has published articles in leading academic and foreign policy journals on global energy developments, spoken on energy at conferences, universities, think tanks around the world, and appeared on major international media.