Wilson Rickerson is a Policy Fellow with the Center for Climate and Security. He is also a Principal at Converge Strategies, LLC. He has deep experience in the energy industry and has advised governments in 25 countries – from Saudi Arabia to Trinidad and Tobago – on new energy and resilience strategies. He has worked internationally with partners such as Deutsche Bank, the World Bank, the United Nations, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the International Energy Agency. Wilson began his career in energy in 2001 with the German Wind Energy Association in Berlin as part of a Congressionally-sponsored exchange program in Berlin. He went on to build a successful energy consulting company, Meister Consultants Group (MCG), where he served as CEO until 2016. Under his leadership, MCG supported energy policy and program development in all 50 states and provided technical assistance and training to thousands of municipal officials. He holds a Masters in Energy and Environmental Policy from the University of Delaware and a BA in International Relations from the College of William and Mary.