Hue Wire: Will COVID-19 Lead To Uncertainty In Asia’s Energy Markets?
Leo Lester, associate professor of national security, co-wrote an op-ed on how the coronavirus may impact the energy markets.
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Ph.D., University of Reading
B.A. (Hons), University of Oxford
Dr. Leo Lester joined the faculty of the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences at the University of New Haven in 2017. He currently is part of an educational consultation between the University of New Haven and the King Fahd Security College in Riyadh.
From 2013 to 2016, Dr. Lester was a research fellow at the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia where he led multidisciplinary research teams looking at energy governance in north east Asia and energy relations between the Middle and Far East.
From 2006 to 2013, Dr. Lester worked in strategy and portfolio development for an international oil and gas company. During this time, he was based in the UK, India and Thailand.
He has a doctorate in theoretical evolutionary biology from the University of Reading (2006) and a B.A. (Hons) in Biological Sciences from the University of Oxford (2003). He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a certified Financial Risk Manager. He has written several articles and given keynote speeches on a range of topics across Asia.