Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a Women in Energy dinner and roundtable discussion with Dr. Carole Nakhle, founder and CEO of Crystol Energy. Dr. Nakhle will discuss her job history, career paths, and perspectives on what it means to be a female leader in the energy industry. She will also share her insights on energy topics such as OPEC+ deal, US/OPEC competition, and oil & gas governance.

This event is only open to current female grad students. Since space is limited, RSVPs will be accepted on a first-come basis until capacity is reached. Please only RSVP if you can commit to attending. Dinner will be provided.

For more information contact: jem2245@sipa.columbia.edu

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Biography

Dr Carole Nakhle is the founder and CEO of Crystol Energy. An Energy Economist, she has worked with oil and gas companies (IOCs and NOCs), governments and policy makers, international organizations, academic institutions and think tanks, globally. She is active on the Governing Board of the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), a program advisor to the Washington based International Tax and Investment Centre, and regular contributor to Geopolitical Intelligence Services and the Executive Sessions on the Political Economy of Extractive Industries at Columbia University in New York. She is also involved in the OECD Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development and acts as a Visiting Lecturer at the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University, lectures and supervises postgraduate research at the University of Surrey in the UK, and Saint Joseph University in Beirut.

With numerous publications to her credit, Dr Nakhle is also the author of two widely acclaimed books: Petroleum Taxation: Sharing the Wealth published in 2008, re-printed in 2012, and used as primary reference in leading universities and industry training courses; and Out of the Energy Labyrinth (2007), co-authored with Lord David Howell, former Secretary of State for Energy in the UK.

Dr Nakhle is the director of the not-for-profit organization 'Access for Women in Energy', which she founded in 2007, to support the development of women in the energy sector worldwide.