Joseph Stanislaw, PhD, is founder of the advisory firm The JAStanislaw Group, LLC, and an Independent Senior Advisor to the Energy & Resources group of Deloitte LLP. Stanislaw was a founder of Cambridge Energy Research Associates and was Managing Director for non-U.S. activity until he was named President and CEO.

Stanislaw is an adjunct professor in the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences at Duke University.

He serves on the Boards of several corporations and NGOs with interests in the areas of clean, alternative, and renewable energy. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Stanislaw was a Research Fellow, lecturer in economics, and founding member of the Energy Research Group at Cambridge University. He was a Senior Economist at the International Energy Agency in Paris.

Stanislaw is the co-author with Daniel Yergin of The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy. He received a B.A., cum laude, from Harvard College, a PhD in Economics from the University of Edinburgh, and holds an Honorary Doctorate and Professorship from Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas.