Tom Moerenhout

Tom Moerenhout is a PhD Candidate at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. His dissertation is on the political economy of resource valuation reform, with a specific focus on energy subsidy reform in MENA countries. He is also an associate at the Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). Before joining as an OIES-Saudi Aramco fellow, Tom was a visiting research fellow at Columbia University’s Political Science Department and Center for Global Energy Policy.

Tom is mainly interested in resource valuation and regulation, and the role of trade, investment and subsidy policies in sustainable development. He has a keen interest in international economic law and behavioral economics, which he both integrates in his research programs and PhD dissertation. At GSI, Tom cooperated and managed (research) projects commissioned by, among others, the World Bank, OECD, IRENA, UNEP, OPEC, ICTSD, WTI, GIZ, Nestle and Greenpeace. He has worked on institutional and policy reform related to fossil fuels, renewables and biofuels.

In his free time, Tom enjoys sports, writing, poetry and ill-fated attempts at playing music.

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