Mary Burce Warlik is the Deputy Executive Director of IEA. Ms Warlick retired from the US Department of State in September 2017 after a 34-year career during which she served most recently as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs. Previously, she was Ambassador to Serbia under President Barack Obama, Consul General in Melbourne, Australia, and Counselor for Economic Affairs in Moscow. In her last assignment, she served for three years as the US representative on the IEA Governing Board and as Chair of the IEA’s Standing Group on Long-Term Cooperation. Since leaving government service, she has also served as team leader for the IEA’s recent in-depth peer reviews of the energy policies in the Netherlands and Canada.