William F. Martin

William F. Martin has served as Executive Secretary of the National Security Council, Special Assistant to President Ronald Reagan and Deputy Secretary of the US Department of Energy.  He is currently chairman of the Council of the University of Peace, a UN university headquartered in Costa Rica. Mr. Martin also currently chairs the Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee and was an advisor to the US Deputy Secretary of Defense in 2003. 

Mr. Martin was educated at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School (BS, 1972) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (SM, 1974). His master’s thesis was the basis of an article he published in the Harvard Business Review (“Our Society in l985: Business may not like it, March 1975”). 

In 2006, given his considerable experience in the area of energy, he helped launch a new PSSI Initiative – the Club of Prague, an international group of scientists, policy makers and writers dedicated to finding long term global energy solutions based on new ways of thinking about energy.

E-mail: martin at pssi.cz