Nick Trickett

Energy and International Economist, Economy & Finance Network

Nicholas Birman-Trickett is a political risk analyst with a specialism in Russian and Eurasian political economy, the political economy of energy, and energy consulting. He holds an M.A. in Russian and Eurasian studies from the European University in St. Petersburg and an MSc in international political economy from the London School of Economics. Nick also has experience in the D.C. policy world, interning for the Senate Committee on Small Business as well as the Hudson Institute and CSIS, used to work with the Foreign Policy Research Institute, as well as stints with AKE Ltd. and Wood Mackenzie. He used to run BMB Russia, a daily newsletter covering political and business news from Russia, and now, aside from freelance consulting work, writes a daily newsletter called OGs and OFZs doing the same, but focusing on the impact of COVID and the energy transition on Russia and the region's political economy. His work can be seen elsewhere at outlets such as OilPrice, The Diplomat, Global Risk Insights, Riddle, and Aspenia.