Samuel Buchan

Visiting Fellow, Center for Energy & Environment

Samuel Buchan is from Akron, Ohio, and serves as a Visiting Fellow for the Center for Energy & Environment at AFPI. Buchan recently served as the Director for International Economic Policy on the National Economic Council, where he contributed to the Trump Administration’s energy and environmental policy and developed the administration’s strategy for European energy security. Previously, Buchan served as the Senior Advisor to Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, where he oversaw the Department’s international efforts and established the Partnership for Transatlantic Energy and Climate Cooperation. Buchan has written numerous articles on the geopolitics of energy and domestic energy policy for leading sector publications, including Newsweek, The National Interest, RealClearEnergy, and The Hill. Buchan earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Akron and is pursuing his Master of International Policy at Texas A&M University. Buchan enjoys woodworking, sailing, and monitoring black market energy trade. 

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