Sarah Ladislaw, Director and Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program at Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
As director of the Energy and National Security Program, Sarah Ladislaw leads CSIS’s work in energy policy, market, and technology analysis. Ladislaw is an expert on U.S. energy policy, global oil and natural gas markets, and climate change and has spearheaded new work at CSIS on climate change, the electricity sector, and energy technology development.
Ladislaw formerly worked in Office of the Americas in the Department of Energy’s Office of Policy and International Affairs, where she covered a range of economic, political, and energy issues in North America, the Andean region, and Brazil. While at the department, she also worked on comparative investment frameworks and trade issues, as well as biofuels development and use both in the Western Hemisphere and around the world. She also spent a short period of time working Statoil as their senior director for international affairs in the Washington office.