David Koranyi

Director, Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative

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Energy & Environment, European Energy Security, Transatlantic and Eurasian Energy Security, US Energy Policy




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Recent Activity

  • November 19, 2015
    Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative Director David Koranyi joins Turkish-language NTV to discuss the regional energy landscape of the Middle East and Europe: 
  • November 13, 2015
    Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative Director David Koranyi cowrites for Natural Gas Europe on why infrastructure integration is at the heart of the European project:
  • April 20, 2015
    Twenty-five years after the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the beginning of a long process of European reunification, Europe has arrived at a historic inflection point. The European Union faces multiple external threats, including a resurgent Russia, growing global
  • March 25, 2015
    The Oil & Gas Year interviews participants at the Energy & Economic Summit in Istanbul in November 2014 including Atlantic Council Chairman Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. and Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative Director David Koranyi:
  • March 24, 2015
    Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative Director David Koranyi discusses Completing Europe, a report jointly published by the Atlantic Council and Central Europe Energy Partners on the need for infrastructure development across Central Europe in the energy, transportation, and telecommunications sectors:
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Full Bio

David 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 (2009-2010). He worked in the European Parliament as Chief Foreign Policy Adviser 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.