Director, Corporate and Energy Advisory Services

As a director within the Global Energy and Natural Resources (GENR) group, Jeff Steele is responsible for business development initiatives, product development, and client management of global and North American energy and mining companies, as well as commodity-centric financial firms. He has 20 years of business development, sales, and account management experience, working with the energy industry in both the private and public sectors.

Prior to joining Eurasia Group, Jeff spent 15 years at PIRA Energy Group, a leading energy commodity consultancy, where he was responsible for managing the Global Sales and Marketing Team and more than 100 key client relationships. He previously worked in the International Trade Administration of the US Commerce Department, where he arranged reverse trade missions to the US for former Soviet scientists and engineers in the energy and environmental technology space. Jeff earned a master's degree in Russian studies and international economics from the School of Advanced International Studies at the Johns Hopkins University in Washington and a bachelor's degree in Russian studies from Lafayette College. Outside of work, Jeff spends his time drumming for a Connecticut-based rock band and playing ice hockey.