Dr Thomas Wilfred O’Donnell is a nuclear physicist, international academic, expert analyst and writer working on energy and geostrategy. His regions of interest include the USA, EU, Russia, China and the OPEC states of the Middle-East and Latin-American. He teaches graduate seminars in Berlin on the Geopolitics of Global Oil and Gas Markets, and on Present and Historical European & USA Energy Transitions. He previously taught at The University of Michigan and The New School University in New York City. Dr O’Donnell blogs at GlobalBarrel.com and frequently appears on international TV news networks, and is cited in energy industry journals. His research and consulting is especially via personal contacts with industry and diplomatic actors.