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Energy Security and Pipeline Politics: Achilles Heel of Eastern Europe

Past Event

October 2, 2014 - September 25, 2023

8:00 am

The Center on Global Energy Policy and the Harriman Institute co-hosted a talk by Dr. Agnia Grigas on energy security in Eastern Europe, focused on new EU states, Belarus, and Ukraine. 

Dr. Agnia Grigas is an energy and political risk expert, specializing in Russia and Eastern Europe. She is the author of The Politics of Energy and Memory between the Baltic States and Russia (Ashgate 2013) and a frequent media contributor (CNN, CCTV, Forbes, Bloomberg, Reuters, BBC Russia, openDemocracy, LA Business Journal).  A Fellow at the McKinnon Center at Occidental College, she regularly collaborates with leading American and European research institutions. With more than a decade of experience as a business development and political risk advisor, Agnia also consults for corporations and government. Previously she served as an energy and economic advisor in the Lithuanian government. Agnia graduated cum laude with a BA in Economics and Political Science from Columbia University and earned a Master’s and Doctorate in International Relations from the University of Oxford.