Dr. Amir Azar is a Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy. In his full time capacity he is Vice President in Energy at TD Securities. Prior to TD Securities, Dr. Azar served as a Relationship Manager and Assistant Vice President at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, leading the development of corporate advisory pitches for Fortune 500 clients. Dr. Azar holds a Ph.D. in engineering from the City University of New York and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University. Prior to energy, Dr. Azar’s research was focused on application of satellite images in water resources with published papers and proceedings in IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) and Journal of American Water Resource Association (JAWRA).