Sarah Ladislaw is senior vice president and director and senior fellow of the Energy Security and Climate Change Program, where she leads CSIS’s work in energy policy, market, and technology analysis. Ladislaw is an expert in U.S. energy policy, global oil and natural gas markets, and climate change. She has authored numerous publications on the geopolitics of energy, energy security and climate change, low-carbon pathways, and a wide variety of issues on U.S. energy policy, regulation, and market dynamics. Ms. Ladislaw formerly worked in Office of the Americas in the Department of Energy’s Office of Policy and International Affairs, where she covered a range of economic, political, and energy issues in North America, the Andean region, and Brazil. She is a member of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Strategic Analysis Technical Review Panel, the Strategic Advisory Council for Georgia Tech’s Strategic Energy Initiative, and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Ms. Ladislaw received her bachelor’s degree in international affairs/East Asian studies and Japanese from George Washington University and her master’s degree in international affairs/international security from George Washington University as part of the Presidential Administrative Fellows Program.