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About the Institute

Our Mission

The Tulane Energy Institute provides educational opportunities that improve understanding of the integration of energy markets, policies, technology and the environment.

These initiatives include programming in energy accounting, analytics, economics, finance, operations and supply chain management, risk management, strategy, and trading, as well as applied and basic research in business, engineering, and sciences.

We are focused on developing a highly skilled pool of employee talent to work successfully in the energy industry and related banking, consulting, financial, technology, and trading firms.

Advisory Board

The Tulane Energy Institute Advisory Board is an outstanding group of individuals that assists the institute in fulfilling its mission and achieving its goals.

Jim Carter

Chairman, Cypress Pointe, Inc.

Vice Chair:
Allison Piper
President, Manhattan Resources

Seabron Adamson
Vice President, CRA International

Peggy Babin
President and CEO, Valmiki

Jim Bertrand
Partner, Stinson Leonard Street LLP

Allan Bradley
President and CEO, Questar Pipeline and
Executive VP, Questar Corporation (retired)

Millie Bradley
General Auditor, ExxonMobil Corporation (retired)

Sharon Brown-Hruska
Vice President, NERA

Jim Burke
COO, Vistra Energy

Lakshman Charanjiva
Former VP and CIO, Florida Power & Light

Chris Conoscenti
Managing Director, Oil & Gas Investment Banking, Credit Suisse

Parker Drew
Managing Director, RBS Sempra/JPMorgan/Morgan Stanley (retired)

Gary Dubroc
President/CEO, Avantech Testing Services
Chairman of the Board, Array Coating Technologies

Jim Duncan
Director, Market Analysis, ConocoPhillips

Bryan Dutt
Managing Partner, Ironman Energy Capital

Monte Elliff
Managing Director, Citigroup

Steve Hall
Region VP, Keane Group

Michael A. (Casey) Herman
US Power & Utilities Industry Leader, Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP

Paul Howes
President and CEO, Newpark Resources, Inc.

Bengt Jarlsjo
Partner, First Infrastructure Capital Advisors LLC

Jerad McMayon
OFS Energy Fund

Tammy Norman
Sierentz Global Merchants LLC

Darren Olagues
Former President, Cleco Power LLC

Lawrence Ornstein
Sr. VP, Hess Corporation (retired)

Jeff Parker
Vice Chairman and Manager of Brokerage, Trust and Wealth Management, IberiaBank

John Raymond
Managing Partner and CEO, Energy & Minerals Group

Daniel Shantz
Entergy Chair of Clean Energy Engineering, Tulane

Scott Simmons
CFO and SVP, Whitewater Midstream

Carroll Suggs
Chairman and CEO, Petroleum Helicopters (retired)

TJ Thom
CFO, Energy XXI