Logan Carnicelli maintains the maritime country portfolios of Malaysia and Brunei while simultaneously bringing his experience in the renewable energy sector to the energy portfolio. Holding an MA in international relations from Syracuse University, he also has personal and part-time work experience across Asia and Latin America. Prior to joining the council, he worked as a migrant labor representative at LBFNY Solar out of Central NY. Logan speaks English, Spanish, and is conversational in Japanese.
Logan Carnicelli serves as the research analyst for the maritime country portfolios of Malaysia and Brunei. He also brings his experience in the renewable energy sector to maintaining the sectoral energy portfolio. With a vested interest in ASEAN and its peoples, Logan seeks to implement his values and vision of equity, inclusivity, sustainability, and transparency in his work.
Coming from Central New York, Logan obtained his BA in political science at SUNY Owego, where he was also awarded and published for his primary research and writing on post-WWII Japanese nationalism. More recently, he obtained an MA in International Relations from Syracuse University with a certificate of advanced study in post-conflict reconstruction. There, he worked as a research assistant and facilitator for the school’s professional speaker series on international conflict and collaboration.
Well-versed in cultural sensitivity and immersion, Logan has abundant personal and research experience across Asia (particularly Thailand and Japan) and part-time work experience in Latin America. He volunteered at a peace-corps-affiliated ecological project in Costa Rica and has experience with indigenous relations in Peru. From 2019-2023, he worked as a migrant labor representative and business development manager for LBFNY Solar. He is accredited with helping grow the once strictly local operation to a mid-sized company that works across the U.S. Northeast. More importantly, he managed and advocated for the company’s staff which almost entirely consists of economic migrants and asylum seekers from Latin America and the Caribbean. Logan speaks English and Spanish. He is also conversational in Japanese.