SVP Global Energy & International Affairs, IHS Markit
Carlos PASCUAL is the Senior Vice President at the IHS Markit, where he works on global energy issues and international affairs. Prior to joining the company in January 2015, Ambassador Pascual was previously the U.S. Ambassador to both Mexico and Ukraine and was Special Assistant to the U.S. President on Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia at the National Security Council. As a former U.S. Energy Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs at the State Department, Ambassador Pascual established and directed the Energy Resources Bureau and served as the Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State on energy issues. In that role, he led the 2012-2014 negotiations on Iranian oil sanctions with China, India, and other countries. Ambassador Pascual is on the board of directors of Centrica and of the Atlantic Council. He has taught at the Center for Global Energy Policy at Columbia University. Ambassador Pascual holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University and a Master of Public Policy degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.