Hooman Peimani


Hooman Peimani (Ph.D.) is the Head of the Energy Security Division at the Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore.  He specializes in energy (energy security) and security (regional/international), particularly related to the South and West Asia, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region.  He has held a number of senior positions in academia (e.g., Geneva School of Diplomacy & International Relations), energy corporations (e.g., Nord Stream, Zug/Switzerland), and international institutions (e.g., UNICEF, UNCHR, UNRISD and WHO). His employment experience includes over 20 years of research activities working for institutes such as Jane’s Defence/UK, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces, Centre for International Cooperation and Security/UK and Arab Petroleum Research Center/France. He also has years of experience as a freelance journalist working for many newspapers (e.g., South China Morning Post and Moscow Times) and news agencies (e.g., Inter Press Service/Berlin, International Relations and Security Network/Zurich and Eurasianet/New York).

Email: esihp@nus.edu.sg (office); peimani@singnet.com.sg (private)

Phone: (Office) +65  6516 7083 

Web site: http://hoomanpeimani.wordpress.com/

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