Landon Derentz (JD '12) Joins Atlantic Council Global Energy Center as Senior Director
Pepperdine Caruso Law alumnus Landon Derentz (JD '12) has joined the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center as its new senior director. Derentz is the former director of Middle Eastern and African Affairs at the United States Department of Energy. He also served as an officer in the United States Air Force.
From the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center announcement:
Of Derentz, Frederick Kempe, president and CEO of the Atlantic Council, said, “Landon brings all the characteristics we prize in our leadership: a collegial and entrepreneurial spirit, a dynamic and results-oriented work ethic, deep expertise in how energy and climate impact national security and foreign policy, and managerial talents honed over the years. He’ll contribute much to our work at a crucial moment for energy security and the energy transition in Europe and beyond.”
“I am thrilled to join the Global Energy Center at a moment when energy security and climate policy are taking center stage worldwide,” said Derentz. “The Center provides a unique opportunity to lead a team of experts from around the world to advance dialogue on issues critical to sustainable growth and stability.”
The complete announcement may be found at Atlantic Council