Last updated on March 18th, 2017 at 03:47 pm
George Papadopoulos is an oil and energy consultant and head of an international energy center in London. He was a foreign policy advisor for Donald Trump‘s 2016 presidential campaign.
After completing his MSc from University College London. He ultimately decided after his studies to work in the policy arena in Washington D.C. After Graduating in 2011, he started to work as a Research Associate at the Hudson Institute. He organized “the first conference on the US- Israel- Greece- Cyprus geopolitical developments” focusing on international relations in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Papadopoulos worked as the director of the Center for International Energy and Natural Resources Law and Security in the London Center for International Law Practice in 2015. According to his bio with the organization, he particularly focused on natural gas development in the region. He explained about the complex market of natural gas while speaking with the business and energy convention in Israel. On March 21, 2016, Trump announced him as foreign policy advisor for Donald Trump‘s Presidential Campaign 2016.
In 2008, he worked as Research Analyst for three months in American Hellenic Analyst where his responsibilities included attending briefings at various think tanks, monitoring legislation and congressional hearings and liaison with Congressional offices. He also conducted research on issues affecting U.S.-Greece-Cyprus relations.
In 2009, George Papadopoulos graduated from DePaul University and from University College London in 2010. He went for a second MSc in International Political Economy from London School of Economics. In 2011, he was one of the top five finalists nominated by U.S. State Department to represent the United States, emerging leaders UNESCO forum in France, Paris. He was invited to participate in policy and gas and oil conferences in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.),Qatar, Greece, Israel, the UK, Turkey, Lebanon, Switzerland and Cyprus. In 2011, he started to works as a Research Associate at the Hudson Institute. His responsibilities included leading an Eastern Mediterranean Energy Security project, analyzing the impact of the Eastern Mediterranean and Caspian hydrocarbon reserves on regional energy security and liaison between various countries of the region (Cyprus, Greece, Israel, Egypt and Lebanon).
In 2011, he started to works as a Research Associate at the Hudson Institute. His responsibilities included leading an Eastern Mediterranean Energy Security project, analyzing the impact of the Eastern Mediterranean and Caspian hydrocarbon reserves on regional energy security and liaison between various countries of the region (Cyprus, Greece, Israel, Egypt, and Lebanon).
In 2015, he joined the London Center for International Law Practice. He explained the complex market of natural gas in the region to a business and energy convention in Israel. In an interview, he raised an issues of U.S.-Israel-Russia relations for natural gas. In 2016, previously he was appointed for Senior Communications Strategist at Dr. Ben Carson for President 2016 but later on he was given responsibilities as foreign policy advisor for Donald J Trump for President.
Donald Trump Presidential Campaign, 2016
Trump announced his presidency bid at Trump Tower on June 16, 2015. Nine months later, Trump announced a list of foreign policy advisor for his campaign where, George Papadopoulos was given responsibility as an oil and energy consultant with other workers such as Hope Hicks,Kellyanne Conway,Alan Cobb,Steve Banon.