Constantinos Papalucas, a recent associate with the Environment and Natural Resources Program (ENRP) at Harvard's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, assesses the issues surrounding the gas finds and the emerging energy hubs in the Eastern Mediterranean. He previously worked for the US House Energy and Commerce Committee during the vote of H.R.6 and H.R. 3301 bills (to expedite exports of US LNG to allies and the Northern American Infrastructure Act) and his research concentrated on the use of the EU Third Energy package as a paradigm for the Northern American Infrastructure decision model. In addition, he led a consulting engineering company working on private and public infrastructure projects mainly in Southeastern Europe. He holds a Master of Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.