William Polen

Senior Director
United States Energy Association

As the Senior Director at the United States Energy Association, Mr. Polen possesses nearly 30 years of experience managing cooperative programs with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) promoting domestic and international energy security.

this capacity, he directs the multi-year USAID funded Energy Technology and Governance Program to support regional electricity and natural gas trade, strengthen cyber security and facilitate innovative approaches to network planning in the Europe and Eurasia region.

In cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy, Mr. Polen directs the CONSENSUS Program to inform and educate on the strategic value of fossil fuels.

Mr. Polen holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the University of Delaware and a Master of Arts in International Development from The American University.