Nolan Theisen is head of the Energy Programme at GLOBSEC Policy Institute. Before arriving at the institute he worked for three years as an analyst at the Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK) in Budapest, handling projects from the pubic and private sector with a focus on the Central and Eastern European region. His areas of expertise include geopolitics of energy, security of supply, regional market integration, gas infrastructure analysis, and EU renewable energy policy. Nolan graduated from the Global Policy Institute at the University of California, San Diego receiving his MA in international economics with a focus in energy in 2011. He attended the Baku Summer Energy School of the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy in 2009, completed the Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA) course for price and regulation in 2014, and participated in the Energy Charter Secretariat's Executive Programme for Young Energy Professsionals in 2016.