EnergySourceJul 11, 2022
Climate and energy at the US-Mexico bilateral summit
By David L. Goldwyn, Neil Robert Brown, Andrea Clabough
Energy and climate issues will feature heavily when Mexico's president visits the White House this week. President Biden faces the tough task of fostering greater cooperation while asserting US demands for treaty compliance and a free and fair energy market.
EnergySourceNov 16, 2021
Silence is assent: A path forward in US-Mexico energy and climate relations
By David L. Goldwyn, Neil Robert Brown
Mexico's recent climate and energy measures will cause economic harm, set back emissions reduction efforts, and strain the country's relationship with the US. The Biden administration must be clear that these nationalistic policies, which contravene the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, will not be tolerated.
Neil is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center. He is Managing Director, KKR Global Institute and KKR Infrastructure. Mr. Brown works at the intersection of finance and geopolitics to invest in new markets globally, navigate global trends and risk, and build strategy for KKR. Mr. Brown leads in global infrastructure, energy, and climate and has been involved with KKR investments on five continents. He currently sits on the boards of ADNOC Oil Pipelines, Albioma, Contour Global, Metronet, ON*Net Fibra Colombia & Chile, and Nexo LatAm. Mr. Brown is also a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council of the United States, specializing in energy and foreign policy. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Brown served on the senior Republican staff of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, where he led U.S. efforts on global energy security as well as countering weapons of mass destruction. He has also served as a senior advisor at Goldwyn Global Strategies, on the U.S. Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative advisory committee for the U.S. Secretary of Interior, and as a senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. He previously undertook refugee and development work while living in Nepal, Namibia, and Egypt. Mr. Brown currently serves on the boards of The Lugar Center, Merton College Charitable Corporation, Association of American Rhodes Scholars, and Columbia University Energy Journalism Initiative. An Iowa native, Mr. Brown is an honors graduate of Harvard University and received graduate MSc and MPhil degrees from Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar.