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Sam Ori

Executive Vice President
Securing America's Future Energy


Areas of Expertise:

Electric Vehicles, Energy Security, Hydraulic Fracturing, Liquid Fuels, Natural Gas, Oil, Transportation

Sam Ori is the Executive Vice President for Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) and the Electrification Coalition (EC).

From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Ori was Director of Policy for SAFE and the EC. During this time, he was the principal author of the Electrification Roadmap, Fleet Electrification Roadmap and SAFE’s research and analysis related to U.S. oil and natural gas issues and the global oil market. Mr. Ori was also responsible for SAFE’s signature oil crisis simulation, Oil ShockWave.

Prior to joining SAFE, Mr. Ori spent three years in government. As a Presidential Management Fellow with the Broadcasting Board of Governors, he was responsible for oversight of three government-funded international broadcasting organizations that provided a range of multimedia services to developing countries around the world. In 2005, he spent six months working as an economics officer in the U.S. embassy in New Delhi, India.

Mr. Ori received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the Ohio State University in 2000 and his Master of Public Policy from the University of Chicago in 2003.

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