Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Edward C. CHOW is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. and a visiting professor at Fudan University in Shanghai, China. He is an international energy expert with 40 years of industry experience, as he has worked in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, South America, Europe, Russia, the Black Sea and Caspian regions. He has developed government policy and business strategy, as well as successfully negotiated complex, multibillion-dollar, international business agreements on behalf of commercial companies and host governments. Mr. Chow specializes in oil and gas investments in emerging economies. He has advised governments, international financial institutions, major oil companies, and leading multinational corporations. He spent 20 years with Chevron Corporation in the U.S. and overseas. Mr. Chow graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Government and a master’s degree in International Affairs.