Dr. Sara Vakhshouri
Energy Strategist and Humanitarian Visionary
• Globally recognized thought leader and expert by the energy industry.
• Trusted energy advisor by various energy companies and governments.
• Humanitarian visionary and Philanthropist in the field of power and safe water access
• Founder of SVB Energy International and SVB Green Access
Dr. Sara Vakhshouri is an energy strategist and humanitarian visionary with two decades of experience of working in the energy industry. She has extensive experience in energy strategy, energy security and geopolitical risk and global energy market studies.
Founder of SVB Energy
SVB Energy International LLC (SVBEI) is a global strategic energy-consulting firm with a special focus on energy markets and prices, geopolitics of energy, energy strategy, energy policy and energy security.
Founder of SVB Green Access
SVB Green Access is a non-profit company seeking using simple but advanced technology to bring a supply of safe water and clean energy.
Dr. Sara Vakhshouri has published articles in numerous journals including The Economist, Middle East Economic Survey, and Oil and Gas Journal. She has also contributed to energy research works and studies at the International Energy Agency (IEA), Harvard University’s Kennedy School, and more.
In the News
Dr. Sara Vakhshouri is sought after as a speaker, guest, and moderator of various shows and conferences.
She has been a keynote speaker at prestigious energy conferences including the World Energy Congress, Chatham House Middle East & Energy Conference, Platts Oil and Middle East conferences and the Global LNG Congress and African Energy Week, IP Week, and International Energy Week.
Dr. Sara Vakhshouri is frequently quoted and has appeared on Reuters, Bloomberg, the BBC, The Financial Times, Platts, Argus, The Wall Street Journal, Energy Intelligence, Foreign Policy, The Washington Post and Voice of America.
Get an inside look into the various prestigious energy conferences including the World Energy Congress, Chatham House Middle East & Energy Conference, Platts Oil and Middle East conferences and the Global LNG Congress and African Energy Week, IP Week, and International Energy Week that Dr. Sara Vakhshouri has attended.
Get in Contact
Dr. Sara Vakhshouri has advised numerous countries on their energy roadmap strategy and consulted public and private entities, and international organizations like IMF, World Bank. She is also Professor of Energy Security at the Institute of World Politics.
Dr. Sara Vakhshouri
Two decades of experience of working in the energy industry
• A PhD in Energy Security and Middle Eastern Studies.
• An MA in Business Management (International Marketing) and another MA in International Relations.
• Energy strategy advisor to various governments
• Former Senior Energy Fellow at the Atlantic Council and at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies.