Nicholas Colombo is a Senior Regulatory Associate and has more than ten years of experience in policy analysis and government affairs. Mr. Colombo founded Blue Tiger Strategies, LLC (BTS). BTS assisted U.S. companies to navigate trade regulations and customs protocol between the U.S. and Southeast Asian markets, coordinated energy and defense industry conferences in Southeast Asia for U.S. corporations, trade associations, and government entities, and provided targeted U.S. state and local policy research on a variety of issues. While working for the U.S. Energy Association (USEA), Nicholas promoted best practices, regulatory reform and private sector solutions to energy problems in the U.S. and around the globe. He was responsible for managing technical assistance contracts, planning and implementing executive exchanges and workshops in Africa, Asia and the U.S. for the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Agency for International Development. Previously, Nicholas served as Senior Regulatory Coordinator at Stateside Associates. Mr. Colombo holds a Bachelors degree from The Johns Hopkins University and a master’s degree from Virginia Tech.