Joseph A. Stanislaw

The JAStanislaw Group, LLC

Joseph A. Stanislaw is founder of The JAStanislaw Group, LLC, an advisory firm specializing in strategic thinking and investment in energy and technology, and Independent Senior Advisor to Deloitte & Touche USA LLP’s Energy & Resources practice. He serves as a member of a number of advisory boards for energy, technology, and investment companies. Stanislaw was one of three founders of Cambridge Energy Research Associates in 1983 and served as managing director for all non-U.S. activity until 1997, when he was named president, and later chief executive officer. In late 2004 the CERA partners sold their interests in the company, and Dr. Stanislaw elected to pursue his own business leadership, investment, and charitable activities.

Dr. Stanislaw is an adjunct professor in the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. He was a Research Fellow of Clare Hall and lecturer in Economics at Cambridge University, where he was also a member of the Energy Research Group in the University’s Cavendish Laboratory. At the University of Cambridge, he co-authored The Economics of Energy: Growth, Resources, and Policies. He was a Senior Economist at the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development’s International Energy Agency in Paris. Dr. Stanislaw is a co-author, with Daniel Yergin, of The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy. Now in the second edition, the book has been translated into 13 languages and made into a six-hour documentary on PBS. He is also the author or co-author of numerous reports and published papers on the future of the world economy, geopolitics, and energy.

Dr. Stanislaw received a BA, cum laude, from Harvard College, a PhD in Economics from the University of Edinburgh, and was awarded an MA from the University of Cambridge when he was elected a Research Fellow of Clare Hall. He is one of several people to have been awarded an Honorary Doctorate and Professorship from the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas.