Neil is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center. He is a managing director at KKR and member of the KKR Global Institute and Infrastructure teams, where he works at the intersection of geopolitics and finance and specializes in global energy and infrastructure, span. Neil’s work on energy transition and diversification draws on his more than eight years as senior staff member of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, working under Senator Richard G. Lugar (R-IN). In that capacity, Neil led work on global energy security and governance. Neil authored legislation enacted in 2007 that resulted in creation of the Energy and Natural Resources Bureau at the State Department and advanced efforts to enhance US diplomacy to counter Russian gas manipulation in Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia, among other international and domestic initiatives. Neil is a volunteer board member at The Lugar Center, and Columbia University Energy Journalism. A born Iowa farmer, he attended Harvard College and Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar.