Dr. Ellen R. Wald

Dr. Ellen R. Wald

President at Transversal Consulting and Author of "Saudi, Inc.: The Arabian Kingdom's Pursuit of Profit and Power"

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Ellen R. Wald, Ph.D. is the author of “Saudi, Inc.: The Arabian Kingdom’s Pursuit of Profit and Power”. She is also the president of Transversal Consulting, which guides clients at the intersection of energy and geopolitics.

She began her work in oil and energy as an academic, studying the history of American and British involvement in the Middle East oil industry. She has held appointments and affiliations with University of Cambridge, Boston University, the American Heritage Center, and the University of Georgia.


She is a regular commentator on the intersection of energy and geopolitics, appearing in print and on TV and radio in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and the Middle East.

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