Marianne Kah is an Adjunct Senior Research Scholar and Advisory Board member at the Center on Global Energy Policy. She had been the Chief Economist of ConocoPhillips at its Houston headquarters for 25 years where she was responsible for developing the company’s market outlooks for oil and natural gas, and was the company’s expert in scenario planning. She also communicated her views to numerous external stakeholders, including Energy Ministers, legislators, think tanks and governments. She is also a Director of Petroleum Geo-Services.
Prior to ConocoPhillips, Ms. Kah was the Manager of Corporate Planning at Cabot Corporation in Boston and a Coordinator of Strategic Planning at Conoco in Houston. In the early 1980s, she was a Senior Analyst in the Policy Development Group of the Synthetic Fuels Corporation in Washington, D.C. Prior to that she was a Policy Analyst at the Energy and Minerals Division of the Government Accountability Office where she led various energy policy studies for the U.S. Senate Energy Committee and House Fossil and Synthetic Fuels Subcommittee.
She has been a frequent presenter and panelist at international energy forums and conferences including the Aspen Institute’s Energy Policy Forum, CERAWeek, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Scowcroft and Baker Institutes, the Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy, Univ. of Chicago, Center for Global Energy Studies, Oil & Money, International Energy Agency, Norwegian Finance and Energy Conferences, Middle East and Asian oil and gas conferences, KAPSARC and the International Energy Forum in Riyadh.
She has also participated in U.S. energy policy studies including those by the National Petroleum Council and the BiPartisan Policy Center.
She has been the President of the U.S. Association for Energy Economics and has been awarded a Senior Fellow award by that organization. She also chaired the American Petroleum Institute’s Committee on Economics and Statistics and is co-chairing the Energy Roundtable for the National Association for Business Economics.
Ms. Kah has a B.S. from Cornell University and Master of Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.