Martin Houston Joins Moelis & Company as Chairman of the Firm’s Global Energy Group

New York, March 05, 2018

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Martin Houston as an Advisory Partner and Chairman of the Firm’s Global Energy Group. Mr. Houston will serve oil and gas clients globally, adding significant experience to Moelis & Company’s industry-leading global energy franchise.

Mr. Houston has almost four decades of experience managing all forms of enterprise across the energy industry. He began his career in 1979 with Baker Hughes and in 1983 joined BG Group and remained with the company until 2014 when he retired as Chief Operating Officer and a member of the company’s board of directors.

Since his retirement, he most recently co-founded Tellurian Inc., a company building a low-cost natural gas business, where he currently serves as Vice Chairman.

While serving at Moelis & Company, Mr. Houston will maintain his existing roles as a Vice Chairman of Hakluyt North America, a subsidiary of the UK-based strategic advisor to multinationals and financial institutions; a Non-Executive Director of CCC Energy, a private oil E&P company; and a Non-Executive Director at BUPA, the international healthcare group.

In addition to his executive and non-executive work, he is an advisory board member of the Global Energy Policy unit at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, a council member of the National Petroleum Council of the United States of America, and a Fellow of the Geological Society of London.

“Over the course of his 39-year career, Martin has built a strong track record as an innovator and a leader in the oil and gas industry. He has had tremendous success building global businesses all along the energy value chain and throughout numerous economic cycles,” said Ken Moelis, Chairman and CEO of Moelis & Company. “Martin’s sector knowledge and experience will be an invaluable resource to our clients as they seek to capture additional value in the midst of the global energy transition. With the appointment of Martin, we continue to expand our global energy franchise’s breadth of capabilities, offering our clients the deep sector knowledge and global perspective they need to succeed in the ever-changing energy landscape.”

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