David L. Goldwyn

David L. Goldwyn

David L. Goldwyn, President and founder of GGS, has nearly 20 years of international business, legal, diplomatic, and foreign affairs experience operating at and with the highest levels of the White House, State Department, National Security Council, National Economic Council, Commerce, Defense, Export Credit, and Trade and Development agencies.

Most recently, David served as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs where he created the Global Shale Gas Initiative, the Energy Governance and Capacity Initiative and led strategic energy dialogues with China, Mexico, India, Iraq, Pakistan, Nigeria, and Angola, as well as the U.S.-Brazil Biofuels Dialogue. David has also served in the U.S. Government as Assistant Secretary of Energy for International Affairs, Counselor to the Secretary of Energy, national security Deputy to the US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Chief of Staff to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, and as an Attorney-Adviser in the Office of International Claims and Investment Disputes at the Department of State.

David is a leading scholar and thought leader in energy security and extractive industry transparency.