- President GasVista
Leslie Palti-Guzman is the Founder and President of GasVista, a global gas consultancy. She is also a Senior Advisor at Rapidan Energy Group. Ms. Palti-Guzman has more than ten years of experience as a global gas market research analyst, energy market journalist, and political risk adviser. Prior to founding GasVista, she was the head of Rapidan Energy Group’s Global Gas Service, a senior analyst at Eurasia Group, and the senior natural gas and LNG correspondent at the Energy Intelligence Group.
Leslie has established a strong professional reputation and is regularly asked to appear as a featured speaker at gas conferences and events. Leslie frequently appears on television and in leading print media as an expert commentator on global gas politics and has been widely cited in various publications.
Leslie holds an MA in International Affairs from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, where she studied international law and business and wrote her master's thesis on the geopolitics of energy. Leslie also holds both an MA and BA in Political Science and International Affairs from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) in Paris, with a focus on European Studies and Security Studies. Leslie has lived in Paris, Madrid, Boston, Washington, DC, and New York. She is fluent in French and Spanish.