Joseph McMonigle is president and co-founder of The Abraham Group LLC, an
international strategic consulting firm focused on the energy sector and based in
Washington, D.C. He is also a senior energy analyst with Hedgeye Potomac Research.
He is also a Principal at Blank Rome Government Relations.
Mr. McMonigle is the former Vice Chairman of the Paris-based International Energy
Agency, an international organization of oil consuming countries, whose core mission is
to work for stable energy markets and respond with joint measures to meet oil supply
emergencies. He also served concurrently as U.S. Representative to the IEA (2003-
In addition, Mr. McMonigle served as Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Energy, a
cabinet department with a $23 billion budget and over 100,000 federal and contractor
Mr. McMonigle also served as the American co-chair of the U.S.-China Energy
Cooperation Working Group and led DOE’s bilateral activities and engagement with
Before joining the Bush Administration, Mr. McMonigle was the administrative assistant
and general counsel to a United States Senator. He is also an attorney and member of the
Energy Bar Association as well as the Pennsylvania and District of Columbia bars.