Full Name
Tom Moerenhout
Job Title
Professor; Critical Materials Lead
Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy
Speaker Bio
Dr. Tom Moerenhout is a Professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and leads the Critical Materials Initiative at Columbia’s Center on Global Energy Policy. His work extends to roles as Senior Advisor at the World Bank, Senior Associate at the International Institute for Sustainable Development, and Visiting Professor positions at NYU Stern School of Business and Sciences Po Paris.

Tom specializes in the intersection of geopolitics and industrial policy, particularly as they relate to the energy transition, critical materials, and battery supply chains. He has advised and consulted for a variety of stakeholders including the White House, Departments of Energy and State, USTR, DFC, and governments in several other countries including the EU, India, Nigeria, Egypt, and Iraq. His collaborative efforts span organizations such as OECD, IEA, World Bank, UNCTAD, UNEP, OPEC, IRENA, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Tom Moerenhout