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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.

Rodney John Allam (UK)

The 2012 Global Energy Prize laureate. Former Partner of 8 Rivers Capital, LLC. Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007

Adnan Amin (UAE)

Director General Emeritus of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Thomas Albert Blees (USA)

President of the Science Council for Global Initiatives (SCGI)

Marta Szigeti Bonifert (HU)

Hungarian Business Leaders Forum (HBLF), Board Member, Environment and Sustainability WS Leader, Advisor to AGGROINOVA/University of Turin Scientific Committee

Frederick Bordry (SE)

European Council For Nuclear Research (CERN), Director for Accelerators and Technology

William IL Young Byun (SG)

Managing Director at Asia Renewables, Head of Greenpower Fuels, and Principal at Conchubar Infrastructure Fund

Rae Kwon Chung (KR)

The Global Energy Prize International Award Committee Chairman. UN Secretary-General’s High-level Expert and Leaders Panel (HELP) on water and disasters, Adviser to the Chair. Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007

Dominique Fache (France)

Member of the Board of Directors of Technopark Sofia-Antipolis; Chairman of the Board of Directors of RTF; an independent director

David Faiman (IL)

Ben-Gurion University of The Negev, Professor Emeritus

Steven Griffiths (UAE)

Senior Vice President for Research and Development, Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KUST)

Aleksey Kontorovich (RU)

The 2009 Global Energy Prize laureate, Trofimuk Institute of Petroleum Geology And Geophysics, Siberian Branch of The Russian Academy of Sciences (IPGG SB RAS), Principal Research Scientist, 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

DIETRICH MOELLER (GERMANY)

President of Siemens Russia; Vice-President of Siemens AG Germany

Yury Petrenya (RU)

Deputy Director General, Technical Director of PJSC Power Machines. Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, professor, Corresponding Member Of The Russian Academy Of Sciences

FRANCESCO PROFUMO (ITALY)

President of Italian National Research Council (CNR)

NIKOLAY ROGALEV (RUSSIA)

Rector of Moscow Power Engineering Institute (MPEI)

Xiansheng Sun (China)

Secretary General of the International Energy Forum

NOBUO TANAKA (JAPAN)

Chairman of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation

Nikolay Voropay (RU)

Scientific adviser of Melentiev Energy Systems Institute Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Corresponding Member Of The Russian Academy Of Sciences

Liye Xiao (CHN)

Director of Applied Superconductivity Laboratory, CAS Director of Interdisciplinary Research Center Institute of Electrical Engineering, CAS

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