"Energy Independence" - a FREE World Affairs Forum Event

NEW DATE: Jonathan Chanis of New Tide Asset Management speaks on “Energy Independence”. May 19, 2014, 7:00 pm, Greenwich Library. A World Affairs Forum free event, co-sponsored by Greenwich Library.
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GREENWICH, Conn. - April 16, 2014 - PRLog -- NEW DATE:  The public is invited to attend a World Affairs Forum Great Decisions event featuring Jonathan Chanis, Managing Member, New Tide Asset Management. Mr. Chanis will speak on “Energy Independence” at the Greenwich Library on May 19, 2014.   The Greenwich Library is a co-sponsor of this program.

Jonathan Chanis has worked in energy and finance for over 25 years. He has extensive experience trading and investing in the emerging markets and various commodities markets, especially oil and gas. Currently he is Managing Member, New Tide Asset Management, a proprietary vehicle focused on global and resource investing.

Previously, Mr. Chanis was Managing Director at Tribeca Global Management where he traded energy and emerging market equities, commodities and currencies.  He also was a Senior Trader at Caxton Associates where he traded similar assets.  Earlier, Mr. Chanis assisted AIG in building its third party asset management business. He was also president of several AIG companies, including its Russian investment bank. He also worked on the trading desk of J. Aron & Co., (Goldman Sachs) and he was a Vice President at the Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of the U.S.S.R., and at the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Mr. Chanis is a member of the Council on Foreign Relation, a Member of the Board of The Energy Forum, and a Trustee of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Graduate School, CUNY and a BA in Economics from Brooklyn College. Over the last four years, Mr. Chanis has taught graduate and undergraduate courses on, among other subjects, energy security, international politics and political economy.

The program is free and open to the public, and  will begin at 7:00 pm.  For more information please contact the World Affairs Forum at (203) 356-0340 or info@worldaffairsforum.org.

Great Decisions, a program of the Foreign Policy Association, is presented by the World Affairs Forum, whose mission is to expand understanding of global affairs and America’s role in the world. The Forum is an affiliate of the World Affairs Councils of America. Programs , schedules and membership information are available at www.WorldAffairsForum.org.

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