|Lecturer, School of International and Public Affairs
Irene King is an independent energy consultant and lecturer at Columbia
University's School of International and Public Affairs.
Until 2001 she was the Senior Energy Economist at JP Morgan & Co.
and before that Manager of the firmís Commodities Research Group.
Prior to joining JP Morgan in 1975 she was Research Associate at Dartmouth
College, where she worked on projects funded by the Ford Foundation.
Irene King was born in Greece. She studied as a Fulbright Scholar
in the United States, where she obtained her B.Sc. and M.A. degrees in
Business and Economics from the Ohio State University, and conducted post-graduate
research at Dartmouth College.
Kingís long career has included a special concentration in energy markets.
She began as research associate at the Turk School of Business and at the
Economics Department of Dartmouth College. In that capacity she worked
on projects funded by the Ford Foundation, the U.S. Government, and the
Common Fund. She worked for over 26 years at J.P. Morgan, where she
was responsible for analysis of the oil and gas markets and price forecasts,
as well as economic analysis of the major oil-exporting countries, particularly
the members of OPEC.
She is a member of the International Association of Energy Economists
(IAEE) and Global Business Network (GBN). King is the author of numerous
J.P. Morgan publications on the energy markets.