Philip Andrews-Speed is a Principal Fellow at the Energy Studies Institute of the National University of Singapore, and an Associate fellow of Chatham House. He started his career as a mineral and oil exploration geologist before moving into the field of energy and resource governance.
Until 2010 he was Professor of Energy Policy at the University of Dundee and Director of the Centre of Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy. After that, whilst a Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy of the German Marshall Fund of the US he co-authored a report entitled The Global Resource Nexus. The Struggles for Land, Food, Water and Minerals. He is also leading a major European Union, Framework 7 Programme project "Competition and Collaboration in Access to Oil, Gas and Mineral Resources".
Recent books include China, Oil and Global Politics with Roland Dannreuther (Routledge, 2011) and The Governance of Energy in China: Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy (Palgrave MacMillan, 2012).
OGEL special issue on "The Governance of Unconventional Gas Development Outside the United States of America"