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International Award Committee

The International Award Committee is responsible for making the final selection of the Global Energy Prize. The Committee consists of 20 members and is selected by the General Assembly of the Global Energy Association. Members include representatives of the most reputable scientific and academic organizations (such as MIT Energy Initiative, Russian Academy of Science, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates), as well as governmental and public figures from Russia and abroad.

Adnan Amin (UAE)

Director General of International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Rodney John Allam (UK)

Chairman of the International Award Committee

Thomas Albert Blees (USA)

President, Science Council for Global Initiatives

Marta Szigeti Bonifert (HU)

Scientific advisor of Agroinnova/Torino University Scientific Committee

Frederick Bordry (SE)

Director for Accelerators and Technology at CERN

William IL Young Byun (SG)

Managing Director, Asia Renewables

Rae Kwon Chung (KR)

Advisor to the Chair of HELP (High-level Expert and Leaders Panel) on Water and Disaster and former Principal Advisor on Climate Change to the Secretary-general of the UN

Mihail Epov (RU)

TROFIMUK INSTITUTE OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS, SIBERIAN BRANCH OF THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (IPGG SB RAS) DIRECTOR, ACADEMICIAN RAS

David Faiman (IL)

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Professor Emeritus

Steve Griffiths (UAE)

Interim Executive Vice President of Research, Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KUST) Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

Boris Katorgin (RU)

Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of Research and Education Centre Energophizicheskiye sistemy at Moscow Aviation Institute

Aleksey Kontorovich (RU)

Scientific Supervisor, Institute of Oil Geology and Geophysics. Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Nikolay Kudryavtsev (RU)

Rector, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Tatiana Mitrova (RU)

Head of Oil and Gas Department in the Energy Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ERI RAS)

Yury Petrenya (RU)

Deputy Director General, General Designer PJSC Power Machines, Doctor of Science,Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Klaus Riedle (DE)

Advisory Board Member, VDI-GEU. Professor, Doctor-Engineer

Thorsteinn Ingi Sigfusson (IS)

General Director, Innovation Centre Iceland. Professor

Nikolay Voropay (RU)

Director at Melentiev Energy Systems Institute, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Liye Xiao (CHN)

Professor and Director, Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Kenji Yamaji (JP)

Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE) Director-General

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