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International Award Committee

The International Award Committee is responsible for making the final selection of the Global Energy Prize. The Committee consists of 20 members and is selected by the General Assembly of the Global Energy Association. Members include representatives of the most reputable scientific and academic organizations (such as MIT Energy Initiative, Russian Academy of Science, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates), as well as governmental and public figures from Russia and abroad.

Rodney John Allam (UK)

The Global Energy Prize International Award Committee Chairman. The 2012 Global Energy Prize laureate. Partner of 8 Rivers Capital, LLC. Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007

Adnan Amin (UAE)

Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Thomas Albert Blees (USA)

President of the Science Council for Global Initiatives (SCGI)

Marta Szigeti Bonifert (HU)

Hungarian Business Leaders Forum (HBLF), Board Member, Environment and Sustainability WS Leader, Advisor to AGGROINOVA/University of Turin Scientific Committee

William IL Young Byun (SG)

Managing Director at Asia Renewables, Head of Greenpower Fuels, and Principal at Conchubar Infrastructure Fund

Frederick Bordry (SE)

European Council For Nuclear Research (CERN), Director for Accelerators and Technology

Rae Kwon Chung (KR)

UN Secretary-General’s High-level Expert and Leaders Panel (HELP) on water and disasters, Adviser to the Chair. Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007

David Faiman (IL)

Ben-Gurion University of The Negev, Professor Emeritus

Mihail Epov (RU)

Trofimuk Institute Of Petroleum Geology And Geophysics, Siberian Branch Of The Russian Academy Of Sciences (IPGG SB RAS), Principal Research Scientist, Academician Of The Russian Academy Of Sciences

Steven Griffiths (UAE)

Senior Vice President for Research and Development, Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KUST)

Boris Katorgin (RU)

The 2012 Global Energy Prize laureate. Head of Energy and Physical Systems Research and Education Centre at Moscow Aviation Institute, Academician of Russian Academy of Sciences

Aleksey Kontorovich (RU)

The 2009 Global Energy Prize laureate, Trofimuk Institute of Petroleum Geology And Geophysics, Siberian Branch of The Russian Academy of Sciences (IPGG SB RAS), Principal Research Scientist, Academician of The Russian Academy of Sciences

Nikolay Kudryavtsev (RU)

Rector, Moscow Institute Of Physics And Technology, Corresponding Member Of The Russian Academy Of Sciences

Tatiana Mitrova (RU)

Director of Skolkovo Business-School Energy Centre

Yury Petrenya (RU)

Director General of PJSC Power Machines. Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, professor, Corresponding Member Of The Russian Academy Of Sciences

Klaus Riedle (DE)

The 2005 Global Energy Prize laureate, honorary professor at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg institute of engineering thermodynamics

Thorsteinn Ingi Sigfusson (IS)

The 2007 Global Energy Prize laureate. Director General of the Innovation Center of Iceland

Nikolay Voropay (RU)

Scientific adviser of Melentiev Energy Systems Institute, Corresponding Member Of The Russian Academy Of Sciences

Liye Xiao (CHN)

Director of Applied Superconductivity Laboratory, CAS Director of Interdisciplinary Research Center Institute of Electrical Engineering, CAS

Kenji Yamaji (JP)

Research Institute Of Innovative Technology for The Earth (RITE), Director-General, Professor Emeritus of The University of Tokyo

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