Senior Associate (Non-resident), Energy and National Security Program
Expertise: Climate Change and Environmental Impacts, Energy and Geopolitics, Energy and Sustainability, Governance and Rule of Law, Innovation and New Energy Sources, Markets, Trends, and Outlooks
Associated Programs: Energy and National Security ProgramKevin Book heads the research team and covers oil, gas, and coal policy at ClearView Energy Partners, LLC, an independent firm that examines macro energy issues for institutional investors and corporate strategists. The firm’s data-backed and transparent research process marries economic forecasting with policy analysis to look ahead at U.S. and global events and decisions that shape supply, demand, and price. Mr. Book is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also a member of the National Petroleum Council, a federally chartered and privately funded advisory committee to the Department of Energy. He appears frequently in print and broadcast media and actively contributes to public and private policy forums in Washington and around the world. He has testified before committees of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate and briefed the executive teams of oil, natural gas, power, mining, and industrial companies. Before cofounding ClearView, Mr. Book worked as senior vice president of energy policy, oil, and alternative energy research at FBR Capital Markets Corporation. His prior employment history also includes roles at the Motley Fool, Andersen Consulting, and the Advisory Board Company. He holds an M.A.L.D from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a B.A. in economics from Tufts University.