Senior Advisor to the Board
King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center
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Adam Sieminski is the Senior Advisor to the Board of King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center. KAPSARC is a leading think tank located in Riyadh. Its mission is to advance Saudi Arabia’s energy sector and inform global policies on energy, economics, and the environment. He served as the President of KAPSARC from April 2018 to August 2021, and before that held the Schlesinger Chair for Energy & Geopolitics at CSIS. From 2012 through 2016 he served as head of the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). While awaiting Senate confirmation for EIA, he was Senior Director for Energy and Environment at the U.S. National Security Council. Earlier, he was Deutsche Bank’s chief energy economist and integrated oil company analyst, working in Baltimore, London, New York, and Washington. Sieminski holds the CFA designation and earned a BS degree in Civil Engineering and a Master in Public Administration, both from Cornell University.