Andreas Goldthau is the Franz Haniel Professor for Public Policy of the Willy Brandt School, University of Erfurt. He is also Research Group Leader at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies. Before joining the Willy Brandt School Professor Goldthau served as Professor in International Relations at Royal Holloway College, University of London and as Professor at Central European University's School of Public Policy. He was a Marie Curie Senior Fellow with the Geopolitics of Energy Project at Harvard Kennedy School and an Adjunct Professor with John Hopkins' MSc program in energy policy and climate. He also held postdoctoral appointments at the Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, the RAND Corporation and the German Institute for International and Security Affairs. Prof. Goldthau is non-resident fellow with the Payne Institute at the Colorado School of Mines, the Global Public Policy Institute and the German Council on Foreign Relations, and a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges. He is the author of The Politics of Shale Gas in Eastern Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2018), A Liberal Actor in a Realist World: The EU Regulatory State and the Global Political Economy of Energy (Oxford University Press, 2015), The Global Energy Challenge: Environment, Development and Security (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), and OPEC (Hanser, 2009).