Robert M. Cutler was educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and The University of Michigan, and is senior research fellow, Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, Carleton University, Canada; and Fellow, Canadian Energy Research Institute. After over a dozen years in major universities in the United States, Canada, France, Switzerland and Russia, he expanded into policy analysis and consulting, foremost as an Energy Security and Geo-economics Specialist. A recognized authority entirely at ease in all milieux, he is internationally sought out by electronic and print interviewers. He is fully fluent in French and English.
He has over 20 years’ experience analyzing energy security and geo-economics including consulting to international institutions, energy firms, governments, NGOs; framing research and policy issues, leading research teams, producing briefings and bulletins. He maintains a constant online presence of expert commentary and analysis; has published scores of refereed academic articles, policy articles, book chapters; has spoken to international conferences, testified to government committees; and is noted for recognizing significant developments before they become evident. His skill sets include sets include Negotiation & Strategy, Design & Implementation, Planning & Execution, and Evaluation & Instruction.