Senior Team

Senior Team

Stephen Trauber
Manging Director
Chairman and Global Head of Energy and Clean Technology

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Stephen Trauber is a Managing Director and the Chairman and Global Head of Energy and Clean Technology at Moelis & Company. Steve has over 35 years of investment banking experience, having advised on more than $700 billion of energy transactions, including many of the sector’s most significant and transformative M&A and financing transactions. In addition to assembling more than 300 oil and natural gas transactions, he has also served as lead financier for many of the industry’s IPOs and equity and debt capital markets deals.

Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Steve was Vice Chairman and Global Co-Head of Natural Resources and Clean Energy Transition at Citi, where he was responsible for creating and building its Clean Energy Transition business. Prior to Citi, Steve was Vice Chairman and Global Head of Energy at UBS Investment Bank. He began his career with Credit Suisse and subsequently managed Morgan Stanley’s Energy Group in Houston.

Steve holds a B.A. in Economics and Managerial Studies from Rice University and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he was an Austin Scholar. Steve currently serves on a number of corporate Boards of Directors, including Global Geophysical Services, Geophysical Technology Inc, Nabors Energy Transition Corp II, where he serves as Audit Chair, NXTClean Fuels, New Asean Energy and Odyssey Trust Company. He also serves as an Advisory Director for Aon, Element Resources, and Last Energy. In addition, Steve serves as Chairman of the Memorial Hermann Hospital Foundation and is on the Board of Directors for Theater Under the Stars and Performing Arts Houston and its Foundation. He is also on the Board of Advisors of the Jones Business School at Rice University.