Mikkal Herberg is a senior lecturer at the School. He is also the BP Foundation senior research fellow for International Energy at the Pacific Council on International Policy and serves as research director on Asian energy security at The National Bureau of Asian Research. His research focuses on Asian and global energy issues to the energy industry, governments, research institutions and the media in the U.S., Asia and Europe.
Previously he spent 20 years in the oil industry in senior planning roles for ARCO, where from 1997-2000 he was director for Global Energy and Economics, responsible for worldwide energy, economic and political analysis. He also headed country risk management and held previous positions including director of portfolio risk management and director for emerging markets.
He is cited frequently in the news media, including The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, South China Morning Post, Asahi Shimbun, National Public Radio, NIKKEI News and Caijing.