Mr. Rosner specializes in the economic, geopolitical and security dimensions of energy, energy supply and infrastructure development. Over the past six years he has worked consecutively as the Co-ordinating Academic Editor, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, UNESCO and most recently as a full-time consultant to the Programme on Co-operation with the Russian Federation, OECD, Paris.
His most recent book is Endogenous Determinants of Russian Petroleum Policy: 1985-1993 and he is presently active in the research field of critical energy system infrastructure (CESI) protection. He has contributed to NATO's Advanced Workshop Series on Future Strategies (March 2003), and is presently preparing a workshop series on counter-terrorism and CESI protection.
Mr. Rosner holds a PhD in political science from Université Catholique, Louvain-la Neuve,Belgium, a Master's degree in International Studies with a specialization in international trade and technology transfer from the University of Wyoming and a second MA in Public Administration with a specialization in private enterprise development and local export development from Bowling Green University.
He has been a Fellow, University of Reading Centre for Euro-Asian Studies since 1997; he has presented papers at numerous venues, including the 1st Annual Cambridge University Russian Oil Conference on early research on Russian Oligarchs & Russian Domestic Policy, (1996) and the Role of Russian Private Enterprise and the MFA (Russia) in he Caspian (1997). He is a contributor to the Petroleum Economist, London, UK.