Brigham McCown

Senior Fellow and Director, Initiative on American Energy Security

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At A Glance:

Brigham McCown is a senior fellow and director of the Initiative on American Energy Security at Hudson Institute.

Biography

Brigham McCown is a senior fellow and director of the Initiative on American Energy Security at Hudson Institute.

Mr. McCown has more than three decades of domestic and foreign policy experience while serving in key positions within industry, government, and the military. Most recently, he was responsible for running one of the world’s most complex energy transportation infrastructure networks: the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.

By appointment of the US secretary of transportation, Mr. McCown served as the regulatory co-chair of the federal government’s Commercial Space Advisory Committee from 2017 to 2020. He has held senior executive appointments while working for both political parties during three administrations. He has also advised multiple presidential campaigns and served on two presidential transition teams.

Mr. McCown has previously taught classes in business, national security, law, and ethics at Miami University. Often quoted by the international press corps, he is a former contributor to Forbes and has practiced before the US Supreme Court.

Mr. McCown is a retired naval aviator, serves on multiple boards and advisory committees, and holds degrees in business, diplomacy, and law.

Events
12
January 2023
Past Event
Energy Security in the 118th Congress: A Discussion with Rep. August Pfluger
Featured Speakers:
Congressman August Pfluger
Brigham McCown
Moderator:
Jeremy Hunt
The Marathon Anacortes Refinery on March 8, 2022, in Anacortes, Washington. (David Ryder/Getty Images)
12
January 2023
Past Event
Energy Security in the 118th Congress: A Discussion with Rep. August Pfluger

Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Brigham McCown and Congressman August Pfluger discuss what the Biden administration and the 118th Congress can do to chart a course toward energy security while bolstering national defense.

Thursday 10:00 - 11:00AM
The Marathon Anacortes Refinery on March 8, 2022, in Anacortes, Washington. (David Ryder/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Congressman August Pfluger
Brigham McCown
Moderator:
Jeremy Hunt
29
September 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | American Energy Security: A Conversation with Senator Dan Sullivan
Featured Speakers:
Brigham McCown
Dan Sullivan
Trans-Alaska Pipeline moves crude oil from Prudhoe Bay to the ice free port of Valdez, Alaska. (Joe Sohm/Visions of America/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
29
September 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | American Energy Security: A Conversation with Senator Dan Sullivan

This event will premiere on this page at 10:00 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, September 29.

Thursday 6:00 - 7:00AM
Trans-Alaska Pipeline moves crude oil from Prudhoe Bay to the ice free port of Valdez, Alaska. (Joe Sohm/Visions of America/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Brigham McCown
Dan Sullivan