Full Name
R. Blair Thomas
Job Title
Chairman & CEO
Speaker Bio
R. Blair Thomas is the Chairman and CEO of EIG, as well as Chairman of the Investment Committee and Executive Committee. EIG is among the largest institutional investors in energy and infrastructure globally. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of FS Energy and Power Fund, the largest non-traded BDC focused on energy.

EIG was formerly part of Trust Company of the West, where Mr Thomas was a Group Managing Director and a member of the board of directors of TCW Asset Management Company. Prior to joining EIG in 1998, He was a senior investment officer with the Inter-American Development Bank and a project finance attorney at the law firm of Brown & Wood in New York.

Mr. Thomas also served on the White House staff of President George H. W. Bush as an advisor on energy and budget policy.

He received a BA from the University of Virginia, a JD from New York Law School and an LLM from Georgetown University Law Center. Mr Thomas currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors of Harbour Energy plc (HBR.L) and Prumo Logistica S.A., and as a Director of Avantus LLC and HIF Global LLC.
R. Blair Thomas