Author and President Houston Energy Club

Francesco Stipo is President of the Houston Energy Club, a nonprofit organization dedicated to energy education.
In 2014, he received the honorary title of President Emeritus of the American Association of the Club of Rome, after serving as President of the organization for 3 years. 
Dr. Stipo was a member of the Club of Rome between 2011 and 2014. He is a member of the National Press Club in Washington D.C. and the Pacific Council on International Policy in Los Angeles. 
He is regarded as a leading authority on global governance and a renowned expert on the geopolitics of energy. Dr. Stipo published many articles in US journals and newspapers, such as The Hill, Business Insider, and The Street. He has been interviewed on PBS NewsHour, radio and print media and is frequently invited to speak in distinguished venues such as the United Nations, the East-West Center and Harvard University. He is the author of the book “World Federalist Manifesto. Guide to Political Globalization” and he was elected as a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science for his contribution in the field of global governance. 
Born in Italy, Dr. Stipo is a United States citizen. He holds a Ph.D. in International Law, and a Master Degree in Comparative Law from the University of Miami.