Dr Valérie Marcel is an Associate Fellow at Chatham House and project lead for the New Producers Group, a South-South knowledge-sharing network of 30 emerging oil and gas producer countries. She is an established expert on national oil companies, petroleum-sector governance and emerging strategic issues shaping the energy sector. She is the author of Oil Titans: National Oil Companies in the Middle East (Chatham House/Brookings, 2006) and most recently, “Fostering Resilience in Emerging Oil Producers” in 2020. She is Deputy Chair of the Governing Board of REEEP (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnerships). She is a member of the World Economic Forum’s group of strategy officers and Columbia University’s Executive Session on the Politics of Extractives. She previously led energy research at Chatham House and taught international relations at the Institut d’études politiques (Sciences Po), Paris, and at Cairo University.