Phillip Cornell is a Non-Resident Scholar at the Arabia Foundation and a specialist in energy and foreign policy, global energy markets, Saudi Arabian oil policy, and Arab Gulf States’ energy economics. He is also a Non-Resident Senior Fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center. Previously, Phillip was a Senior Corporate Planning Advisor to the Chairman and CEO of Saudi Aramco. From 2011-2014 he was Special Advisor to the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency in Paris.
Earlier in his career, Phillip was a Senior Fellow and Director of International Programs at the NATO School in Oberammergau, Germany and served on the Secretary General’s committee in Brussels on energy infrastructure security. He has also held research positions at the Naval Postgraduate School (Monterey), the Royal United Services Institute (London), and the Center for International Security and Cooperation (Stanford) and is the author of a number of articles and edited volumes on energy security and security policy.
Phillip holds a Master’s degree in International Economics and European Studies from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Stanford University.