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. Ms. Kah is also a director of Petroleum Geo-Services and ATI.

Previously, she was the manager of corporate planning at Cabot Corporation in Boston and a coordinator of strategic planning at Conoco in Houston. Ms. Kah 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.

Ms. Kah has 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 fellowship 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 BS from Cornell University and master of public administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.