Saturday, July 9, 2011
After his reitrement from public service he founded Global Energy Investors, a developer of energy infrastructure projects in Asia and South America, and Energy and Communications Solutions, LLC, which focused on projects in Russia, Turkey and other emerging countries.
Currently, McFarlane serves as Chairman and CEO of McFarlane Associates Inc., developing energy projects in Russia, Africa and the Middle East, as well working with non-profit organizations to develop methods and projects to utilize alternative forms of energy and reduce US reliance on foreign oil.
Throughout the years, he has continued to provide advice to major corporations and governments on energy infrastructure, and privatization policies. Recently, he has played an integral role in bringing together the leaders of religious sects in Iraq as they work to reduce sectarian violence.