Dr. Tim Boersma

Fellow & Acting Director
Energy Security & Climate Initiative

From 2011 to 2012, he was a Transatlantic Academy fellow in Washington, D.C. Before starting his career in research, Tim spent five years in the private sector, working as a corporate counsel to the electricity production sector in the Netherlands. In November 2014 Tim published a Routledge monograph with Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, and Stacy D. VanDeveer called “Want, Waste, or War? The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water, and Minerals.” In addition, his manuscript entitled “Energy Security and Natural Gas Markets in Europe: Lessons from the EU and the United States,” is scheduled to be published in the series Routledge Studies in Energy Policy in September 2015. Boersma holds a Ph.D. in international relations from the University of Groningen.