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Fatih Birol

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Date of Birth March 22, 1958
Age 65 years, 2 months, 29 days
Place of Birth Ankara
Country Turkey
Profession Economist
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Fatih Birol is a famous Economist, born on March 22, 1958 in Turkey. As of June 1, 2023, Fatih Birol’s net worth is $5 Million. Prior to joining the IEA as Chief Economist on 1 October 1995, Dr. Birol worked at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna.

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Biography

A Turkish citizen, Birol was born in Ankara in 1958. He earned a BSc degree in power engineering from the Istanbul Technical University. He received his MSc and PhD in energy economics from the Technical University of Vienna. In 2013, Birol was awarded a Doctorate of Science honoris causa by Imperial College London. He was made an honorary life member of Galatasaray Football Club in 2013. Paul Bulteel, Eurelectric Electricity Ambassador announced at the Eurelectric Annual Convention in Bologna on 4 June 2013, that the Eurelectric Award went to Birol for “his outstanding contribution to improving understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing the power sector.” Buleel added that Birol in his ‘unique position” raised awareness of power sector among policymakers, the financial community and other stakeholders. “Under Dr Fatih Birol’s direction, the IEA’s World Energy Outlook has become the most authoritative source of forward-looking energy market analysis. It has drawn attention to the huge challenges that will need to be overcome to maintain electricity supply in the decades ahead. Its finding that 2.6 trillion USD needs to be invested in the EU’s power sector through to 2035 has become an iconic figure for the industry. Fatih Birol has made a unique contribution to raising awareness among policymakers, the financial community and other stakeholders of the issues the power sector has to deal with”..

Birol designs and directs the IEA’s annual World Energy Outlook. On 15 December 2008, George Monbiot, described Birol as one of the most powerful men on earth whose words are considered as the “petroleum gospel” by world governments. Monbiot interviewed Birol on the day the 2008 annual report was published and challenged the research conclusions regarding major changes in the global petroleum sector outlook.

Birol has been named by Forbes magazine among the most powerful people in terms of influence on the world’s energy scene. He is the Chairman of the World Economic Forum (Davos) Energy Advisory Board and a member of the UN Secretary-General’s ‘High-level Group on Sustainable Energy for All.’

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He is responsible for the IEA’s flagship World Energy Outlook publication, which is recognised as the most authoritative source for strategic analysis of global energy markets. He is founder and chair of the IEA Energy Business Council which provides a forum for cooperation between the energy industry and policymakers.

Fatih Birol Net Worth

Fatih is one of the richest Economist & listed on most popular Economist. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Fatih Birol's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Fatih Birol (born 22 March 1958, in Ankara) is a Turkish economist and energy expert, who has been the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) since 1 September 2015. He previously served as the Chief Economist and Director of Global Energy Economics at the IEA in Paris.

He is responsible for the IEA’s flagship World Energy Outlook publication, which is recognised as the most authoritative source for strategic analysis of global energy markets. He is founder and chair of the IEA Energy Business Council which provides a forum for cooperation between the energy industry and policymakers.

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Fatih Ranked on the list of most popular Economist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous Economist born in Turkey. Fatih Birol celebrates birthday on March 22 of every year.

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