Nolty Theriot is the Senior Vice President of Policy Advocacy at USISPF. He helps member companies devise strategies to enhance growth, resolve international disputes, and benefit from policy developments and emerging business trends across energy and infrastructure sectors.
Prior to joining USISPF, Mr. Theriot served as Senior Director of Policy & Advocacy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where he worked with U.S. and foreign governments to reduce barriers to trade and investment. During his five-year tenure, he also managed the energy, environment and infrastructure policy committees at the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) and led numerous successful trade missions.
Before joining USIBC in 2012, Mr. Theriot served as Founder and Managing Director of an international government affairs firm focusing on energy, trade and investment. Before independent consultancy in 2007, Mr. Theriot served as Director of Congressional Affairs for the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA), the premier offshore oil and gas association in the U.S. Mr. Theriot also served on the United States Department of Homeland Security Oil and Gas Critical Infrastructure Committee and testified before the United States Senate Energy Committee as an industry expert on energy policy. Mr. Theriot also worked on Capitol Hill as a Senior Legislative Advisor to United States Congressman George Radanovich and clerked for the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Nolty earned a BA in International trade & Finance from Louisiana State University and a MBA in International Business from the University of New Orleans.