David Sandalow

Senior Advisor

David Sandalow is Highview’s senior advisor covering some of the major international markets and is based in the United States. He is the Inaugural Fellow at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy. Mr. Sandalow has served in senior positions at the White House, State Department and U.S. Department of Energy. At the U.S. Department of Energy, he served as Under Secretary of Energy (acting) and Assistant Secretary for Policy & International Affairs. Prior to serving at DOE, Mr. Sandalow was a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, as well as Energy & Climate Change Working Group Chair at the Clinton Global Initiative. He has served as Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans, Environment & Science and a Senior Director on the National Security Council staff.

Mr. Sandalow’s writes and speaks widely on energy and climate policy. He served as Honorary Chair of the Energy Storage Association’s 2015 Annual Conference. Mr. Sandalow is a member of the Steering Committee of the Innovation for Cool Earth Forum and chairs the ICEF Innovation Roadmap Project. He is a member of the Selection Committee of the Zayed Future Energy Prize, University of Michigan Energy Institute’s Advisory Board, the Electric Drive Transport Association’s “Hall of Fame” and the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and Yale College.