Energy Scenarios and Implications for the Gulf Coast

Randolph Bell

Director, Atlantic Council Global Energy Program

Randolph Bell is the Director of the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center (GEC), where he oversees the center’s research and programs in Washington and elsewhere, including the Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi. He is also Co-director of the Council’s Task Force on US Nuclear Energy Leadership. He joined the Global Energy Center in 2019 as its Director of Business Strategies. From 2014 to 2016, Randy was Director of Business Development and New Ventures at the Atlantic Council.

Previously, he served as Managing Director at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)–US and as manager of national security at the Markle Foundation. He has published on African, South Asian and cybersecurity issues. He has an MPP from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where he was a Public Service and Belfer International and Global Affairs Fellow, and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College.


Andy Steinhubl

Principal, KPMG

Andy Steinhubl is the leader of KPMG’s U.S. Energy and Chemicals strategy group with over 30 years of energy experience. Prior to joining KPMG, he worked for Booz and Company where he served as the Houston office managing partner and in a variety of North America and global energy sector leadership roles.

He has conducted multiple energy private equity due diligences focused on market, competitive position and unmet customer needs across the energy value chain. He has done assessments, strategy recommendations and other high-profile work for a range of clients including leading petrochemicals players, downstream independents, and integrated, national and independent oil companies. Andy has written on numerous energy topics, including on mobility, autonomous and electric vehicles, the fuels value chain, and the convergence of retail gas, power, renewable energy and the Smart Home.

He has led the KPMG initiative for the Center for Houston’s Future, identifying metrics and options to ensure the region continues to prosper. He is a member of the Board and Executive Committee of the Center for Houston’s Future.      

Andy earned a BS in Chemical Engineering at Purdue University and an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.