Neil Goldstein serves as Executive Vice President and CEO of two not-for-profit corporations: The Israel Energy Partnership (TIEP), a philanthropic [501(c)(3)] organization that supports U.S.-Israel collaboration on alternative energy R&D, and Energy Alternatives for the 21st Century (EA-21), an advocacy [501(c)(4)] organization that works for changes in U.S. energy policy to reduce America’s dependence on OPEC. Prior to his current positions he served as Executive Director of the American Jewish Congress from 2002-2008, where he devised the U.S.-Israel Energy Cooperation Act and led the team that then successfully worked for its enactment as § 917 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.
Mr. Goldstein has more than three decades experience in the energy sector with particular distinction as a leader in energy policy and in U.S.-Israel energy cooperation. His current efforts at TIEP include coordination of the U.S.-Israel Bio-Energy Challenge – a scientific and entrepreneurial exchange between U.S. and Israeli scientists and industry leaders to promote their future collaboration.
Prior to his current positions and his service as Executive Director of the American Jewish Congress, Mr. Goldstein served as Northeast Director of the America Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Before that Mr. Goldstein served from 1992-1997 as Chief of Staff for Congressman Jerrold Nadler of New York.
Neil Goldstein is a graduate of MIT with a degree in Life Sciences (SB) and a second degree (SB) in Humanities and Science.