We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jorge León has joined the Dialogue’s weekly Energy Advisor publication’s board of advisors.
Dr. León is an energy economist with BP Group Economics in London, leading the team’s analysis of oil and natural gas supply and contributing to BP’s highly regarded external products—the BP Energy Outlook and BP Statistical Review of World Energy.
He has more than a decade of experience in research and consulting in the sector, with significant expertise in monitoring, analyzing and forecasting world energy and oil developments.
Previously, he worked at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), where he was one of the main authors of OPEC’s flagship publication, the World Oil Outlook. He also coordinated OPEC’s internal medium-term oil market report and managed a number of research projects, particularly in the transportation sector and modeling enhancement. He led OPEC work streams with the International Monetary Fund, the G20, the European Union, the World Bank, the International Energy Forum and the International Energy Agency, as well as with the United States, India and China. Dr. León was also the chairman of OPEC’s Academic Committee.
A native of Ecuador, Dr. León holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Navarra and an M.Sc. degree in Economics and Finance from CEMFI. He has also taken professional training courses from the French Institute of Petroleum (IFP) and the British Energy Institute.
A sister publication of the Inter-American Dialogue’s daily Latin America Advisor, the weekly Energy Advisor captures fresh analysis from business leaders and government officials on the most important developments in oil and gas, biofuels, the power sector, renewable energies, new technologies, and the policy debates shaping the future of energy in the Western Hemisphere. The publication is available to members of the Dialogue’s Corporate Program and others by subscription.