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Dr. Edward Glab

Director, Global Energy Security Forum, FIU

Dr. Glab has a background in international business, education, media, and government service. He was with Exxon-Mobil for more than 25 years and held a variety of positions in public affairs, including political risk; government and community relations; new business development; media relations; corporate and marketing advertising, and emergency response, among others. Dr. Glab has a Ph.D. in political science and is currently is a professor of business and Co-director of the Global Energy Security Forum under the School of International and Public Affairs at FIU. He has consulted for USAID, U.S. intelligence agencies and the U.S. military in the area of political risk analysis, and has participated in high-level crisis management scenarios, as well as scenario building, for countries in Latin America, Asia, Africa and Europe. Dr. Glab also continues to talk about the energy business to a variety of audiences in the U.S. and overseas; he often is quoted in the media.