Matthew Palumbo

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Adjunct Fellow

Expertise: Climate Security, Asymmetric Operations, Central Asia, National Security Strategy, Energy Security, US/Russia Relations, China, Arctic, Defense Innovation, Joint Operations

Matt Palumbo is currently an energy project manager where he has curated, managed and led large-scale energy and robotics projects including air and ocean carbon capture, power stabilization, and synthetic fuel creation using natural feedstocks.

Previously, Matt served for 9 years on active duty in the Marine Corps as an AH-1W helicopter pilot and Forward Air Controller deploying several times to Afghanistan and INDOPACOM. He holds a BA in Political Science from the University of New Hampshire and an MALD in International Relations, Environmental Policy, and Strategic Negotiations from The Fletcher School at Tufts University. He is a graduate of Expeditionary Warfare School and Command and Staff College via the US Marine Corps Distance Education Program.