Dr. Alexander Mirtchev is an economist, academic and author with an expertise on a wide range of issues including alternative energy, global economic security and international policy challenges.

Dr. Alexander Mirtchev is a Professorial Fellow and Distinguished Senior Fellow at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government.  Alexander Mirtchev has previously served on the advisory board at Washington & Jefferson College’s Center for Energy Policy and Management, as a Senior Fellow of the Russian and Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, as Doctor Emeritus of the University of Foreign Trade and Fiance, Ukraine, and as a member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences.   Dr. Alexander Mirtchev currently serves as the Vice Chair for the Atlantic Counsel, where he also is a member of the board of directors and participates on the Executive and Strategy Committees. Alexander Mirtchev participated in the founding of of the Kissinger Institute on China and the U.S. at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, where he severed as a Senior Fellow.  Alexander also participated in the international defense and economic security policy realm as Vice-President of the Royal United Services Institute for Defense and Security (RUSI), a leading UK policy think tank.  Dr. Mirtchev also served as the Executive Chairman of RUSI International, an affiliated think tank.