Kevin Massy is the Assistant Director of the Energy Security Initiative at the Brookings Institution where is responsible for the management of research projects on domestic US and global energy policy. His work focuses on the geopolitics of energy and the economics of low-carbon development. Before joining Brookings, he worked for the UK Trade and Investment division of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office at the British Embassy in Washington DC. A former journalist, most recently for The Economist magazine, he has written extensively on emerging technologies in the global energy and transportation sectors. He holds an MSFS in International Relations from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, and an MA in International Journalism from City University, London, and a BA from the University of Newcastle.