Kathleen Eisbrenner
Founder & CEO
NextDecade LLC

Ms. Kathleen Eisbrenner is Chairman and CEO of NextDecade, LLC, a company positioned to create innovative opportunities in the global integrated natural gas industry. NextDecade brings together a team of industry-leading partners to develop land-based and floating LNG projects around the world.

Ms. Eisbrenner was previously the Executive VP at Royal Dutch Shell, for Shell’s Global LNG strategy and was the CEO/Founder of Excelerate Energy. She is a member of the US National Petroleum Council and American Bureau of Shipping. Ms. Eisbrenner is passionate about mentoring and inspiring students, often presenting to universities and colleges, as well as serving as a board member and laureate for the Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas.