Monica Enfield is the Director of Industry Analysis for Energy Intelligence’s Research & Advisory group, based in Houston, TX. In this role, Monica manages retainer and advisory engagements that assess above-ground risk for regional, country and project level investments in international oil and gas. An Africa specialist by background, Monica leads the country risk practice on that region, with specific expertise in African national oil companies, local risk assessment and strategy development. Monica was previously the Director of Country Risk at PFC Energy, where she managed client offerings on national oil company strategies and country risk. She has also participated in a number of external task groups, including contributing to a chapter on energy security in “Africa Policy in the George W. Bush Years: Recommendations for the Obama Administration” at the Center for Strategic International Studies in Washington, DC.Monica holds an MA in Arab Studies from the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University and a BA in Political Science from California State University, Stanislaus. She speaks English and Portuguese.