Director of Education, Economics and Security Strategy:


Dr. Leif Rosenberger is the Director of Education, Economics and Security Strategy at Think Renewables Group and is a Governance Analyst at the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) at the Army War College. He is a co-founder of Climate Solutions Advancement Network (ClimateSAN). He was previously the Distinguished Visiting Professor of National Security at Webster University, a Visiting Scholar on the Economics Faculty at Harvard University, an Adjunct Professor of International Political Economy at the University of Pittsburgh, and an Adjunct Scholar at the Modern War Institute at West Point. In the private sector he was the Chief Economist at ACERTAS in Los Angeles. On Wall Street, he was an Emerging Market Economist for Roubini Global Economics and Jim Cramer’s the Street. He was also on the Board of Directors at the Economic Innovation Institute for Africa.

Before this he had an eventful 35-year career in the U.S. government, he was a Full Professor of Economics at the U.S. Army War College, where he held the General Douglas MacArthur Academic Chair of Research in the Strategic Studies Institute. He was the Chief Economist at PACOM and CENTCOM for almost two decades and was twice chosen as the U.S. Federal Employee of the Year. He was the U.S. Inter-Agency Task Force Commander (1-star equivalent) for the New Silk Road under General David Petraeus at CENTCOM. He’s published 12 books and almost 80 articles. He holds a BA with honors from Harvard University, a masters from Boston University and a PhD in International Relations from Claremont Graduate University, where he held the Merit Fellowship as the top-ranking student.