Greg Priddy

Senior Fellow, Middle East

Greg Priddy is Senior Fellow for the Middle East at the Center for the National Interest. He also consults for corporate and financial clients on political risk in the region and global energy markets.

From 2006 to 2018, Mr. Priddy was Director, Global Oil, at Eurasia Group. His work there focused on forward-looking analysis of how political risk, sanctions, and public policy variables impact energy markets and the global industry, with a heavy emphasis on the Persian Gulf region. He traveled frequently to the Middle East and was deeply involved in the firm’s coverage of security issues in the region, including the Iranian nuclear program and associated sanctions. He also led Eurasia Group teams on some large research projects for government clients including the National Intelligence Council (NIC).

Prior to that, from 1999 to 2006, Mr. Priddy worked as a contractor for the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) at the US Department of Energy. His work centered on analysis of oil market disruption scenarios, including some of the US government’s scenario planning after 9/11 and in the run-up to the Iraq War in 2003. Earlier, he also worked for the Department of the Navy.

Mr. Priddy’s writing has been published in The New York Times, The National Interest, Barron’s, and the Nikkei Asian Review, among others. He has appeared on the NewsHour on PBS, CNBC, CNN, NPR, the BBC, and Al-Jazeera.

You can follow him on X (Twitter) @GregPriddy1.




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