Joseph Webster is a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center. His portfolio currently includes hydrogen’s role in the energy transition and North American offshore wind. Joe previously worked as a fundamentals energy consultant at a boutique energy firm in Houston, TX, where his project work included topics across hydrogen, ammonia, electricity, liquefied natural gas (LNG), and oil & gas markets. 

Parallel to his energy work, Joe edits the China-Russia Report, an independent, non-partisan newsletter covering developments within and between the two authoritarian superpowers; he also writes a weekly column on China-Russia relations for SupChina. Joe is proficient in Mandarin Chinese and has been published or cited by SupChina, Sinocism, the Globe and Mail, Zeit, the Bulwark, and more. 

Joe completed a master’s degree in international relations from the Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, where he was a Mount Vernon fellow. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Maryland, where he was a Banneker Key Scholar.