Dr. Tim Boersma is a Senior Research Scholar and Director of Global Natural Gas Markets at the Center on Global Energy Policy. Prior to joining CGEP, Boersma was a Fellow and Acting Director of the Energy Security and Climate Initiative at the Brookings Institution, and worked in the Dutch electricity sector.

He (co-)authored two book manuscripts, and published in Energy Economics, Energy Policy, Foreign Affairs, and other leading journals. His work has been quoted by media from around the world, including New York Times, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, LA Times, Guardian, Reuters, Bloomberg, Nature, Foreign Policy, and the Atlantic. 

His research focuses on energy policy coordination, unconventional natural gas extraction, gas market integration, liquefied natural gas, and energy diplomacy. Boersma holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of Groningen.