Carter Page Biography
Carter Page is an American petroleum industry consultant and a former foreign-policy adviser to Donald Trump during his 2016 presidential election campaign. He is the founder and managing partner of Global Energy Capital a consulting firm specializing in the Russian and Central Asian oil and gas business. He has been a focus of 2017 Special Counsel investigation into links between Trump associates and Russian officials and Russian interference on behalf of Trump during the 2016 presidential election.
Page Carter Age
He was born Carter William Page on June 3, 1971, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Page Carter Wife
Information about his wife is not available for now.
Carter Page Life and career
He was born to Allan Robert Page and Rachel Page. In 1993, he graduated with a BS degree from the United States Naval Academy. He graduated with distinction and was chosen for the Navy’s Trident Scholar program, which gives selected officers the opportunity for independent academic research and study.
He worked in the office of Les Aspin as a researcher for the House Armed Services Committee during his senior year. He served in the U.S. Navy for five years, including a tour in western Morocco as an intelligence officer for a United Nations peacekeeping mission, and attained the rank of lieutenant.
He completed an MA degree in National Security Studies at Georgetown University in 1994. In 1998, he left his active duty he was a member of the Navy’s inactive reserve until 2004.
Education and business
He completed a fellowship at the Council on Foreign Relations after leaving the Navy. In 2001 he received an MBA degree from New York University. He began work as an investment banker with Merrill Lynch in the firm’s London office, was a vice president in the company’s Moscow office, and later served as COO for Merrill Lynch’s energy and power department in New York.
In 2016, according to business people. He interviewed by Politico, his work in Moscow was at a subordinate level, and he himself remained largely unknown to decision-makers. In 2008 he left Merrill Lynch. He founded his own investment fund, Global Energy Capital, with partner James Richard and a former midlevel Gazprom executive, Sergei Yatsenko.
He received a Ph.D. degree from SOAS University of London in 2012 here he supervised by Shirin Akiner.
Trump 2016 presidential campaign
On March 21, 2016, Trump announced Page as a foreign policy adviser in his campaign. U.S. intelligence officials investigated alleged contacts between Page and Russian officials subject to U.S. sanctions, including Igor Sechin, the president of state-run Russian oil conglomerate Rosneft in September 2016.
He stepped down from his role in the Trump campaign. He resigned from the Trump campaign, the Federal Bureau of Investigation obtained another warrant (he was subject to one beginning in 2014) from the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) in October 2016 to surveil Page’s communications.
A federal judge concluded there was probable cause to believe that he was a foreign agent knowingly engaging in clandestine intelligence for the Russian government. His name appeared repeatedly in the “Trump-Russia/Steele dossier” containing allegations of close interactions between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.
He was under investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National Security Agency, Central Intelligence Agency, the Director of National Intelligence, and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. He was never accused of wrongdoing.
He said he would not cooperate with requests to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee and would assert his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.