Distinguished Fellow, Chatham House
Paul Stevens is a Distinguished Fellow in the Energy, Environment and Resources
Department at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs in
London. He was educated as an economist and as a specialist on the Middle
East at Cambridge and the School of Oriental and African Studies, University
1973 to 1979 he was an Assistant Professor in Economics at the American
University of Beirut in Lebanon, 1979 to1993 teaching at the University of
Surrey. 1993 to 2008 Professor of Petroleum Policy and Economics at CEPMLP,
the University of Dundee, Scotland, a chair created by BP.
He is now professor emeritus at the University of Dundee. He is also a
Distinguished Fellow at the Institute of Energy Economics Japan (IEEJ) in
Tokyo and was until recently a visiting professor at University College London
(Australia). He has published extensively on energy economics, the international
petroleum industry, economic development issues and the political economy of
the Gulf. He also works as a consultant for many companies and governments.
In March 2009 he was presented with the OPEC Award in recognition of his
outstanding work in the field of oil and energy research.