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RJ Johnston

Executive Advisor & Managing Director, Global Energy & Natural Resources, Eurasia Group

RJ is Managing Director, Energy and Natural Resources for Eurasia Group, working closely with corporate and institutional investor clients involved in the commodity and energy sector. Services range from board presentations to strategic planning, drawing upon his experience and analytical expertise in energy and natural resources sector geopolitics. From 2013 to 2018, RJ served as CEO of Eurasia Group.

Prior to joining Eurasia Group, RJ served as managing director of equity research at Medley Global Advisors, where he served as the lead analyst for global energy equities. RJ, in addition, was a research director at UBS Warburg Energy, working directly in support of energy trading. Hhe previously directed internal research teams supporting oil, LNG, metals, and FX trading at Enron Global Markets. Earlier, at ArmorGroup, RJ directed political risk research for corporate clients in a variety of markets including China, Russia, Colombia, and Indonesia.

Recent notable achievements include published contributions to the World Economic Forum, the World Energy Council, the National Petroleum Council, the International Gas Union, and the Canadian Energy Research Institute. RJ holds a doctorate in international relations from American University.

RJ is a Research Fellow at the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center and a board member for Junior Achievement of Greater Washington.