Andrew Palmateer

Program Director
United States Energy Association

Andrew W. Palmateer serves as Program Director for the U.S. Energy Association (USEA).  In this capacity, he manages the U.S. – East Africa Geothermal Partnership (EAGP), the Asia EDGE Indo-Pacific Energy Market Investment and Modernization program (EMIM), and the Promoting International Consensus on Oil and Natural Gas program (Consensus Oil and Gas).  EAGP is a public-private partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the implementing partner, USEA.  EAGP  seeks to promote the development of geothermal energy resources and projects in East Africa, while facilitating the involvement of the U.S. geothermal industry in the region.  EMIM is a program funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Energy Resources that seeks to promote the development of transparent, free energy markets in the Indo-Pacific to encourage investment in and development of the region's energy sector.  Consensus Oil and Gas is a public-private partnership promoting cooperation between governments and industry for the development of secure, reliable and economic sources of oil and natural gas while facilitating investment in the energy industry.

Andrew has a track record of implementing successful international energy partnerships throughout Africa, Asia and the Middle East with a focus on sustainable resource development, utility sector privatization, and integrating clean energy projects into the electric grid.  In his roles with USEA, Andrew collaborates with U.S. Government agencies, the international donor community, public sector stakeholders, and private sector stakeholders to promote the sustainable development and use of global energy resources.  Andrew holds a degree in International Economic Relations from American University.