Kenneth J. Fairfax, Deputy Executive Director

‌‌fairfax1Kenneth J. Fairfax took up his duties as Deputy Executive Director of the International Energy Agency on 1 October 2013.  Mr. Fairfax will also direct the Office of Global Energy Policy and oversee the engagement with partner countries and other international organisations, an integral part of the Agency’s efforts to provide all stakeholders – from policy  makers to business leaders – with a truly global view of the world’s energy system. In a career that spanned over 25 years at the US Department of State, Mr. Fairfax was US Ambassador to Kazakhstan and has held economic, management and consular positions in Iraq, Vietnam, Poland, Ukraine, Canada, the Russian Federation, Korea and Oman.  He also held the post of Director for Nuclear Materials at the U.S. National Security Council.

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