Ms. Nelson was appointed as a director in August 2019. Ms. Nelson founded Greenridge Advisors, LLC in 2007, an energy services and equipment consulting firm focused on the development, execution and financing of corporate and business line strategies. Prior to founding Greenridge, Ms. Nelson served as Vice President of SCF Partners, an oilfield service and equipment-focused private equity firm, and worked for Amoco Production Company in planning, project management and engineering roles. In addition to serving on several private company boards during her tenure at SCF Partners and Greenridge, Ms. Nelson currently serves on the board of directors of APA Corporation (NYSE:APA), an independent energy company that explores for, develops and produces oil and natural gas.
Since July 2019, Ms. Nelson has been a director of NexTier Oilfield Solutions Inc. (NYSE:NEX), which is a U.S. land oilfield service company providing well completion and production services. Ms. Nelson holds economics and mechanical engineering degrees from Rice University, and an M.B.A. with distinction from Harvard Business School.
Ms. Nelson also has professional experience and direct engagement regarding Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) matters, and for each of the public company boards on which she serves she sits on the committees responsible for ESG oversight. As a result of her professional experiences, Ms. Nelson possesses particular knowledge and experience in corporate strategy, capital allocation, ESG matters, and the assessment and management of risks in the oil and gas industry including managing regulatory and compliance environmental issues that strengthen the board’s collective qualifications, skills and experience.