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Meghan L. O’Sullivan an educator, a writer, a former policymaker and diplomat, and an advisor to companies and governments. She is the Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of International Affairs and director of the Geopolitics of Energy Project at Harvard University’s Kennedy School. She is also the North America chair of the Trilateral Commission. She is an award-winning author and her third book, Windfall: How the New Energy Abundance Upends Global Politics and Strengthens America’s Power, was published in 2017. Meghan has extensive experience in policy formulation and in negotiation, including serving as special assistant to President George W. Bush and Deputy National Security Advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan. She is on the board of Raytheon Technologies and the Council on Foreign Relations. She is also a member of the International Advisory Group for the British law firm Linklaters, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a consultant to energy companies, and a senior advisor at WestExec Advisors. She is a trustee of the International Crisis Group and a member of the board of The Mission Continues, a non-profit organization to help veterans. She is also a member of the Aspen Strategy Group and on the advisory committee for the Women's Initiative at the George W. Bush Institute as well as Columbia University’s Center for Global Energy Policy. Meghan was awarded the Defense Department's highest honor for civilians and, three times, the State Department's Superior Honor Award. Meghan was a Luce Scholar in Indonesia and a Henry Crown Fellow. She has a B.A. from Georgetown University and a masters and doctorate from Oxford University.