||Professor of Professional Practice, School of International and
Director, Program in International Energy Management and Policy
David Nissen holds a B.S. from the California Institute of Technology
as well as an M.A. in Statistics and a Ph.D. in Economics, both from the
University of California at Berkeley. For 12 years prior to joining
SIPA, Nissen managed the LNG and the gas strategic consulting practice
at Poten and Partners, Inc., a leading commercial and energy consulting
firm. He has held senior positions with Exxon's Corporate Planning
Department and Chase Manhattan's Corporate Lending Group. Nissen
also served in the U.S. Federal Energy Administration (precursor to the
Department of Energy) during the Carter Administration, where he directed
the quantitative assessment of the Carter Administration's National Energy
Plan. Professor Nissen has held faculty positions at the Rutgers
School of Business and the Rice University Department of Economics.
Nissen's publications include numerous articles in Econometrica, Review
of Economic Studies, Management Science, and various energy journals.