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

Sam Arnold
Porfolio Manager, Citadel, LLC

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)

John Bretz
Vice President, Anadarko

Sharon Brown-Hruska
Vice President, NERA

Jim Burke
COO, Vistra Energy

Marshall Carver
Co-founder and Director of Research, Heikkinen Energy Advisors

Pierre Conner
President and Head of Institutional Sales, Research and Trading, Capital One Securities

Martin deLaureal
Director and Head of Institutional Equities, Member of the Scotiabank US Operating Committee and Global Equity Management Committee

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

Hooper Harris
Lead Investigator, BP Safety

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

Sally Hopkins
Global Senior Executive/ Advisor / Consultant/ Large Scale Business Performance and Organizational Improvement Architect

Paul Howes
President and CEO, Newpark Resources, Inc.

Macgill James
Vice President, Supply Strategy at UGI Corp

Bengt Jarlsjo
Partner, First Infrastructure Capital Advisors LLC

Jerad McMayon
OFS Energy Fund

Pierre Moses
Director of Project Development, 127 Energy

Tammy Norman
Sierentz Global Merchants LLC

Darren Olagues
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, GenOn

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