Sarah A. Emerson is an expert on energy markets. In 1986, she began working for Energy Security Analysis, Inc. (ESAI) as a founding partner of its consulting practice. Ms. Emerson has developed many of ESAI’s analytical tools for analyzing markets and forecasting prices and has conducted numerous studies on energy assets' market viability or profitability.She is particularly interested in the intersection of public policy, regulation, and markets. She has been a thought leader on topics ranging from the transfer of pollution in energy trade to the use of strategic stocks to the future of the Russian oil industry. In 2009, Ms. Emerson formed ESAI Energy, LLC, which manages ESAI's petroleum, alternative fuels, and green energy research and consulting business. Ms. Emerson is the President of ESAI Energy, LLC.
Ms. Emerson was a Key Women in Energy – 2004 Global Honoree and a Key Women inEnergy - 2004 Americas Honoree. She has been a Senior Fellow at Harvard’sKennedy School of Government. She is an Adjunct Professor at the Tufts University Fletcher School of Global Affairs, a Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and an Independent Director at Chesapeake Energy. She also serves on the board of Anbaric Development Partners.
She received her M.A. from Johns HopkinsSchool of Advanced International Studies and her B.A. from Cornell University.