2nd Washington Oil & Gas Forum 2016 Speakers


Nikos Tsafos

President, enalytica

Nikos Tsafos is President and Chief Analyst at enalytica, a company he co-founded in 2014 to transform how the energy industry finds and uses information. He previously spent 7 ½ years at PFC Energy, where his portfolio included managing the global gas consulting practice and leading the firm’s research on global gas. His experience includes over 100 engagements with companies, financial institutions and governments from over 30 countries with a focus on strategy, country entry, project development, and gas/LNG marketing. 
Prior to PFC Energy, Nikos was at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Before CSIS, he was in the Greek Air Force, and prior to his military service, Nikos worked on channeling investment from Greek ship-owners to Chinese shipyards. He has written over 200 reports and articles on energy, economics and management, and his work has appeared in Foreign Affairs, The National Interest, Petroleum Economist, and The International Economy. He has also written widely on the Greek crisis: the blog he maintained from 2010 to 2013 was listed as one of “Europe’s Top Economic Blogs” by the Social Europe Journal, and his book “Beyond Debt: The Greek Crisis in Context” came out in 2013.
Nikos holds a BA in international relations and economics from Boston University and an MA in international relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).