William Tobin is a program assistant at the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center. William’s work centers on solutions which alleviate technological, geopolitical, and markets-based risk to achieving the transition to a carbon-neutral energy system. His principal areas of focus include energy storage and hydrogen technologies, RD&D policy, commodities trade and clean energy supply chains, and expanding energy access in tandem with decarbonization in developing countries.

William is also responsible for several facets of program administration and logistical planning for the Center’s fast-paced schedule of programming.

William served previously for the US Department of State at a Regional Environment, Science & Technology, and Health Office. He has also worked for the US House of Representatives.

William is a graduate of the University of Florida, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in biology with a minor in innovation. He is a fluent Spanish speaker with intermediate proficiency in Portuguese, and basic knowledge of Arabic and Farsi.