Guy Caruso

Guy Caruso
  • Guy F. Caruso is a senior adviser in the Energy and National Security Program at CSIS, having served as executive director of the CSIS Strategic Energy Initiative from 1998 to 2000. Prior to rejoining CSIS he served as administrator of the Energy Information Administration (EIA) from July 2002 to September 2008, EIA is the statistical agency within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that provides independent data, forecasts, and analyses regarding energy. Before leading EIA, Caruso had acquired over 30 years of energy experience, with particular emphasis on topics relating to energy markets, policy, and security. He first joined DOE as a senior energy economist in the Office of International Affairs and soon became director of the Office of Market Analysis. Other leadership roles at DOE included director of the Office of Oil and Natural Gas Policy in the Office of Domestic and International Energy Policy and director of the Office of Energy Emergency Policy Evaluation. Prior to joining DOE, Caruso worked at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as an international energy economist in the Office of Economic Research. In addition, before joining EIA, he was also director of the National Energy Strategy (NES) project for the U.S. Energy Association (USEA). During this time, he spearheaded the USEA publication Toward a National Energy Strategy, which was released in February 2001, and a follow-up study entitled National Energy Strategy Post 9/11, which was released in July 2002. In January 2008, he was awarded the French National Order of Merit.

    Caruso has also worked at the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA), first as the head of the Oil Industry Division, where he was responsible for analyzing world oil supply/demand and developments in the oil industry, and later as director of the Office of Non-member Countries, where he directed studies of energy-related developments in emerging economies. Caruso holds a B.S. in business administration and an M.S. in economics from the University of Connecticut. He also earned an M.P.A. from Harvard University.