On the heels of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit to the United States, Energy & Environment Program Associate Director Mihaela Carstei joins CTV to discuss the Keystone Pipeline project that would transport tar sands oil from Canada and the northern United States to refineries in the Gulf coast of Texas.
Garrett Workman joined the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics Program in October 2010 as its assistant director, and now serves as its associate director.
Previously he has worked in both domestic and foreign politics through his time spent in the United States Senate in the office of Senator Jon Kyl, as well as with Atlantic Partnership through event organization and congressional outreach strengthening transatlantic political and economic ties.
Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, Garrett earned a master’s in transatlantic studies from the University of North Carolina: Chapel Hill and Sciences Po-Paris in December 2009. He also received his BA summa cum laude in political science from the University of Arizona in 2008.
While at university, his studies primarily focused on international economic governance, international trade, and the prevention of recurring protectionism during the recent Financial Crisis. Garrett speaks French after studying at both the Université Catholique de l’Ouest in Angers, France as well as at Sciences Po.
On May 22, the Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative will hold a discussion on the history of cyber critical infrastructure protection in recognition of the 15th anniversary of Presidential Decision Directive 63 (PDD-63).
On May 30, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center will release a new issue brief, The Kaleidoscope Turns Again in a Crisis-Challenged Iran, a discussion of Iran’s upcoming presidential elections.
From June 13-14, the 2013 Wrocław Global Forum will bring together over 350 top policy-makers and business leaders to explore the region’s impact as an actor in Europe, as well as its crucial role in the transatlantic partnership and on the global stage.