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Str. Emanoil Porumbaru 21
RO-011421 Bucharest

Phone: 0040 21 2 11 09 82/-83
Fax: 0040 21 2 10 71 91

E-Mail: fes(at)fes(dot)ro


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Deborah Lawrence Rogers

Deborah Rogers began her financial career in London working in investment banking. Upon her return to the U.S., she worked as a financial consultant for several major Wall Street firms, including Merrill Lynch and Smith Barney.

Ms. Rogers was appointed in 2013 and currently serves on a federal advisory committee for the U.S. Department of Interior's U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (USEITI) for a three year term.

In May, 2013 she testified by invitation before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. She has also participated in a working group at the Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the U.S. Department of Energy.

In June, 2013 she spoke before the NATO European Parliamentary Delegation regarding shale economics.

In 2014, Ms. Rogers has participated by invitation in symposia at the Council on Foreign Relations and the World Bank and presented at Planetworkshops in France, acclaimed by UNESCO as one of the premier venues for sustainability. In addition, Ms. Rogers served on the Advisory Council for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas from 2008-2011.

She is a Member of the Board of Earthworks. She is also the founder of EnergyPolicyForum, a think tank dedicated to policy and financial issues with particular emphasis on tight oil, shale gas, oil sands and renewable energy.

In addition, Ms. Rogers lectures on unconventional oil and gas economics globally at Universities, business venues and public forums. She has appeared on MSNBC, NPR, Chinese, Italian and Russian TV and in the documentary "Gasland II". She has also been featured in articles discussing the financial anomalies of shale gas and tight oil in the New York Times (June, 2011), Rolling Stone Magazine (March, 2012), PBS's Need To Know (April, 2013), London's Guardian (June, 2013), Tokyo's Sankei (September, 2013) and Mexico City's Indigo (September, 2013).