Dr. Daniel Yergin is a recognized authority on energy, international politics and economics. He is Vice Chairman of IHS Markit and chairman of its CERAWeek by IHS Markit energy conference.
He is the author of several books including The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power, for which he received the Pulitzer Prize. His most recent book is The Quest: Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World.
In 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy presented Dr. Yergin with the first “James R. Schlesinger Medal for Energy Security.” He is a recipient of the United States Energy Award for “lifelong achievements in energy and the promotion of international understanding.”
Dr. Yergin is a director of the Council on Foreign Relations and a trustee of the Brookings Institution. He is a member of the National Petroleum Council and a director of the United States Energy Association. He is a member of the advisory boards of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative and of the Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy.