Ms. Hardin led Global Institutional Investor Energy Research and CERA’s Russian and Caspian Energy Research (previously IHS Cera). Prior to joining IHS Markit, she was an energy consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers, advising on power sector privatization throughout Russia and the Caspian region. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Fellow with the United States-Japan Foundation. In 2018-2019 she was a resident expert at the Yale Center for Business and Environment. Educated in the US, Ms. Hardin holds a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University, an Master of Arts from Yale University, and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.