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Andrea Lockwood - Deputy Assistant Secretary for Middle East, Africa and Eurasia

Andrea Waldman Lockwood is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Middle East, Africa and Eurasia in the Office of International Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy. She directs the analytical work covering the Eurasia land mass (including Russia, the Baltics and the Ukraine), Central Asia, the Caucasus, the Middle East (including Turkey), and Africa; directs the IA representational activities with regard to this portfolio, bilaterally, multilaterally and in conjunction, where appropriate, with other U.S. government agencies.  Her responsibilities also include designing, developing, and recommending specific energy policies related to global markets (including investment and trade), energy technology and operational programs. Ms. Lockwood is charged with managing the Office of Russian and Eurasian Affairs (IA-21) and the Office of African and Middle Eastern Affairs (IA-22) and serves as the policy link between the Assistant Secretary and staff and program offices to implement Administration policy. The Deputy Assistant Secretary, or her staff, represents IA in interagency deliberations on those issues within its purview.

Andrea Lockwood comes to this position with 25 years of experience at the Department of Energy, where she has served as Deputy Director for Americas Policy, Senior Advisor to the Secretary for Africa Policy and lead analyst for the Middle East, Central Asia, and the UK and Norway. Ms. Lockwood holds an AB degree from Bowdoin College and an MPP from Harvard University.