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Marty Durbin, President of Global Energy Institute US Chamber of Commerce

Day 1, Keynote

Martin (Marty) Durbin is president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Energy Institute (GEI) and senior vice president of policy. Durbin leads GEI’s efforts to build support for meaningful energy action through policy development, education, and advocacy, making it a go-to voices commonsense energy solutions.

Previously, Durbin was the executive vice president and chief strategy officer at the American Petroleum Institute (API), where he integrated API’s broad advocacy capabilities in pursuit of the organization’s and the industry’s public policy priorities. He returned to API after serving for nearly three years as president and CEO of America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA), representing North America’s leading independent natural gas exploration and production companies.  At the end of 2015, Marty guided ANGA’s ultimate combination into API to better achieve the mission of both organizations. 

Durbin serves as chairman of the Board for A Wider Circle, a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to ending poverty for one individual and one family after another. He received a B.A. in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is married and has three children.