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Daniel Yergin

Daniel Yergin

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Dates
2/6/1947 - present

Daniel Yergin is a highly respected authority on energy, international politics, and economics. He is the founder of Cambridge Energy Research Associates, a Pulitzer Prize winner, and CNBC’s Global Energy Expert. The New York Times described him as “America’s most influential energy pundit”. He is also a business leader, as Vice Chairman of IHS, one of the world’s largest research and information companies, with 9000 employees.

In 2014, the Prime Minister of India presented Dr. Yergin with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” and the U.S. Department of Energy awarded him the first “James Schlesinger Medal for energy Security.”

Dr. Yergin was awarded the United States Energy Award for “lifelong achievements in Energy and the promotion of international understanding.”

He received the Charles Percy Award for Public Service from the Alliance to Save Energy.

The International Association for Energy Economics gave Dr. Yergin its 2012 award for “outstanding contributions to the profession of Energy Economics and to its literature.”