Sohbet Karbuz

Director, Natural Resources and Energy Security Division
Mediterranean Organisation for Energy and Climate (OMEC)
Dr. Sohbet Karbuz currently works at Mediterranean Organisation for Energy and Climate (OMEC) as director of its natural resources and energy security division. Before joining the OME, he was with the International Energy Agency in Paris. Previously, he held positions as research associate and manager at several institutions in Austria, Germany, Italy and Turkey. Mr Karbuz received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in industrial engineering from the Istanbul Technical University, his PhD degree in natural sciences from the Technical University of Vienna, and Postgraduate Diploma in economics from the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna.  In a career spanning nearly three decades he has authored or co-authored numerous books, scientific articles and book chapters. His main areas of interests are oil and natural gas markets, energy geopolitics, energy security, energy and economic modeling and scenario building.