Andrew Holland

Andrew Holland

Senior Fellow for Energy and Environment at American Security Project

Washington D.C. Metro Area
Public Policy

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Andrew Holland's Overview

  • Staff Assistant at United States House of Representatives, Office of Congresswoman Marge Roukema

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Andrew Holland's Summary

• Over five years of policy-oriented experience in Washington, DC

• Strong academic background, including a Masters of Science in International Strategy and Economics from the University of St. Andrew's

• Demonstrated international experience, including one and a half years living in Europe and participation in major intergovernmental events


Climate Change Policy, Energy Markets and Policy, Transportation Policy

Andrew Holland's Experience

Senior Fellow for Energy and Environment

American Security Project

International Affairs industry

May 2011Present (3 years 5 months) Washington, Dc

Programme Manager and Research Associate

International Institute for Strategic Studies

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Think Tanks industry

December 2008January 2011 (2 years 2 months)

* Managed the Transatlantic Dialogue on Climate Change and Security, a programme funded with a substantial grant from the European Commission
* This programme provides a regular forum in which policy-makers can meet with civil society and academics within the transatlantic community to consider the security implications of climate change
* Organized and managed two major conferences, one; May 2009) and one in Brussels (May 2010), as well as three expert-level workshops examining the impacts of climate change on water, food, and energy security
* Currently responsible for drafting and publishing a short report detailing the key policy recommendations for how to ensure national security in the face of climate change
* Promotes the IISS' Transatlantic Dialogue on Climate Change and Security through social media, including twitter, a website, blog, and newsletter

Legislative Assistant

The United States Senate

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Legislative Office industry

January 2006December 2008 (3 years)

* Solely responsible for legislative issues including: Transportation, Energy, Environment, Communication, and Climate Change
* Lead Republican Staff Member responsible for drafting and building support for S.1926, the Dodd-Hagel National Infrastructure Bank Act of 2007 (introduced on August 3, 2007)
* Worked with Senate Foreign Relations Committee staff to draft S.3273, the International Clean Development Technology Fund Act of 2008 (introduced on July 16, 2008)
* Demonstrated ability to formulate positions, draft speeches, talking points, statements for the record, official correspondence, and recommendations under tight time constraints
* Directly in charge of a Deputy Legislative Assistant
* Extensive experience representing the Senator's interests at events and meetings, both in Washington and Nebraska

Paid Intern

United States House of Representatives, Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Trade

September 2005December 2005 (4 months)

* Tracked developments in the WTO's Doha negotiations, especially in the agriculture sector, in order to brief professional staff about both the USTR and the EU proposals leading up to the 6th WTO Ministerial meeting in Hong Kong (December, 2005)
* Coordinated with ITC, Commerce, Legislative Counsel, and Member's offices in order to organize over 650 bills into the drafting of the 2005 Miscellaneous Trade Bill (H.R.4944)

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Legislative Office industry

May 2002December 2002 (8 months)

* Provided the Member and Senior Staff with a daily briefing on pending floor action
* Solely responsible for issues including Defense, Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Environment
* Researched, formulated positions, and drafted constituent response letters

Andrew Holland's Skills & Expertise

  1. Policy
  2. Economics
  3. Climate Change
  4. Policy Analysis
  5. International Relations

Andrew Holland's Education

University of St. Andrews

MSc, International Strategy and Economics


* Detailed economics-focused coursework on: international organizations, the basis of trade, international money flows, developing economies, international energy and environmental policy, foreign direct investment, and multi-national enterprises

* Dissertation (50 pages) - Coalitions in the WTO's Doha Negotiations: Developing Countries' Evolving Role in Multilateral Trade Negotiations

* GRE: 780 Quantitative, 710 Analytical, 610 Verbal

Activities and Societies: Attended the World Trade Organization’s 10 year Anniversary Symposium in Geneva Switzerland (April 2005)

Wake Forest University

B.A, Double; History and Economics; History; Economics


History Thesis: Perceptions of Economic Development in the Small Town South, 1945-2000

Activities and Societies: Theta Chi Fraternity, Economics Honor Society: Omicron Delta Epsilon, History Honor Society: Phi Alpha Theta

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