Director, Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative
TopicsEnergy & Environment, European Energy Security, Transatlantic and Eurasian Energy Security, US Energy Policy
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January 29, 2015Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative Director David Koranyi testifies before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on The LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act (S. 33):
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December 11, 2014Natural Gas Europe quotes Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative Director David Koranyi on the demise of the South Stream Corridor:
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November 21, 2014Completing Europe – From the North-South Corridor to Energy, Transportation, and Telecommunications UnionTwenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, much progress has been made toward fulfilling the vision of a Europe whole and free. However, much work remains to complete a critical element of this vision, the creation of a…
Full BioDavid Koranyi is the director of the Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative of the Atlantic Council. He has been a nonresident fellow at the Johns Hopkins University SAIS Centre for Transatlantic Relations since 2010. Mr. Koranyi speaks and publishes on the geopolitics of energy, and Hungarian, European, and US foreign and energy policy.
Mr. Koranyi served as undersecretary of state and chief foreign policy and national security advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Hungary, Gordon Bajnai in 2009-2010. He worked in the European Parliament as chief foreign policy advisor and head of cabinet of a Hungarian MEP (2004-2009). Previously he was a political adviser at the Hungarian National Assembly and a junior researcher at GKI Economic Research Institute, in Budapest, Hungary.
Mr. Koranyi is a member of the European Council on Foreign Relations and the Hungarian Europe Society. He was a member of the Hungarian NATO Strategic Concept Special Advisory Group in 2009, the recipient of the German Marshall Fund's Marshall Memorial Fellowship (2010), Marshall Memorial Fellow Selection Board Member (2011), and beneficiary of the French Foreign Ministry's Personalities of the Future Fellowship (2012).
Mr. Koranyi pursued undergraduate studies in political economy and business administration and obtained a master's degree in international relations and economics, with a major in foreign affairs from the Corvinus University of Budapest.