Tom Dimitroff has over 20 years' experience as a lawyer, risk analyst and business strategist. He has functioned as a core member of multiple negotiating teams that delivering globally significant energy projects including the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline, South Caucasus gas pipeline, and the gas sales agreement between Turkey and Azerbaijan. He has advised governments including the Azerbaijan Republic and the Government of the Republic of South Sudan. Prior to joining LPD he was regional advisor to BP plc for Africa, the Middle East, Russia, the Caspian and Turkey. Recently, he authored chapters in and was consulting editor for Risk and Energy Infrastructure, published in August 2011 by Global Law and Business (London). He is a Fellow with Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment at Columbia University.