Gürcan Gülen is a senior energy economist at the CEE. Gulen comanages a 5-year cooperative agreement with the USAID, focusing on capacity building in energy sectors of emerging economies in Africa. He also directs content development for the New Era in Oil, Gas & Power Value Creation, CEE's international capacity building program. He served as an officer in both the Houston and national chapters of the International Association for Energy Economics. He received a PhD in economics from Boston College and a BA in economics from Bosphorus University, Istanbul.