Majida Mourad is a Senior Advisor to The Abraham Group, an international strategic consulting firm focused on the energy sector. She specializes in oil & gas and international issues.
Prior to joining The Abraham Group, Ms. Mourad worked at the U.S. Department of Energy as a Senior Advisor to Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham from January 2001 until February 2005. As Senior Advisor to the Secretary, she was a lead Department representative on international energy matters. In particular she focused on United States Department of Energy work with the nations of the Middle East, Australia, Russia and various other European as well as Asian countries. She also performed key assignments with respect to such multilateral organizations as the International Energy Agency, the International Atomic Energy Agency and the International Energy Forum.
In addition, Ms. Mourad also traveled extensively on behalf of the Department in conjunction with such matters as the North American Initiative, the Western Hemispheric and US-African Energy Ministerial conferences and several of other Department of Energy initiatives. She also was one of the Department's senior officials charged with responsibilities in conjunction with the Liquefied Natural Gas Summit, the International Partnership for a Hydrogen Economy and the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum.
Prior to joining the Department of Energy, Ms. Mourad served as a member of President Bush's Transition Team Staff, assisting Spencer Abraham during his confirmation process as Secretary of Energy.
Ms. Mourad first served then-Senator Spencer Abraham as Special Assistant in 1999. She began her public policy career in 1996, working for Congressman Sonny Bono, and later for Congresswoman Mary Bono.