ENERGY, AGRIBUSINESS, BIOTECHNOLOGY, HEALTH CARE, SPACE TECHNOLOGY, AND REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT IN U.S. AND GLOBAL MARKETS
Gottfried International, Inc. provides management consulting, executive search, and project development expertise to the firm's clients to support energy, agribusiness, biotechnology, health care, space technology, and real estate development in North America, Europe, Russia, Central Asia, and the Middle East, where our firm's founder began his profesesional career managing petroleum shipments in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iran, and Yemen, and later in his career organizing oil and gas projects in Russia and Central Asia. Our team has raised over $285 million in funding to support our clients' interests in U.S. and global markets. We developed one of the first commercial payloads for the International Space Station, a remote sensing and imaging system for the international energy industry, raising $85 million in funding commitments for this project. Bill and Danielle established The Kidney Research Institute of Texas in Houston to honor family members who have suffered from kidney disease. Gottfried International Estates advises clients on real estate investments in U.S. and global markets.
Bill Gottfried joined the first U.S. Government Trade Missions sent to Russia and Central Asia during the collapse of the Soviet Union to support investment cooperation with Russia and the newly independent Central Asian Republics. Bill helped organize energy projects in Russia, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan and he recruited management teams for these joint ventures. We raised $150 million in investment funding to support these joint ventures. Bill was a founding member of the U.S.-Russia Business Council in Washington, D.C., recruiting several of the Council's Founding Board Members, and he formed the Council's Energy Committee to support U.S. energy investment cooperation with Russia. We formed the first U.S. agribusiness joint venture in Kazakhstan during the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Bill began his career as a U.S. Naval Officer in the Middle East stationed in Awali, Bahrain; Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia; Shuaiba, Kuwait; Abadan, Iran; and Aden, Yemen where he managed petroleum shipments (300,000 b/d) for the Department of Defense. Following military service, Bill was a Petroleum Supply Analyst with Mobil Oil Corporation and subsequently served as manager of refined product and crude oil allocation programs in the Federal Energy Office at The White House s. Following government service, Bill was a Senior Associate with Booz, Allen & Hamilton Inc.'s Energy Division in Washington, D.C. and Houston supporting international energy industry clients.
Bill Gottfried earned a B.S. in Petroleum Marketing from The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma; a M.B.A. in International Business from The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.; he attended Executive Ed. at Harvard Business School; he was commissioned a U.S. Naval Officer at Officer Candidate School, Newport, Rhode Island; and he graduated from Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, Georgia. Bill has been listed in the Financial Times of London's "Who's Who in World Oil & Gas", he is an Eagle Scout, and he is a Knight of the Silver Circle Member of The Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C. Bill served on the Board of Directors of the Houston Association of Realtors and the Texas Association of Realtors, serving as Chairman of the International Committees of both Associations. He served as the National Association of Realtors Presidential Liaison to the United Arab Emirates. He was a founding Board Member of the Asian Real Estate Association of America, Houston Chapter. Bill served on the Board of Directors of The Forum Club of Houston and The Center for International Business Education and Research at The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
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Our firm is dedicated to the memory of
Henry William Gottfried, Jr.,
Bill Gottfried's Father,
and Family Members who have died from kidney disease,