Kurt Talbot

Executive Management

Mr. Talbot is a Senior Advisor and a voting member of the Investment Committee. From 2007 through 2014, Mr. Talbot was the Chief Investment Officer for EIG, having primary responsibility for the group's global Investment activity.  Mr. Talbot first joined EIG in 1990 and played an integral role in the establishment of EIG's oil and gas practice. In 2003, Mr. Talbot left EIG and joined Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., where he founded and served as head of its E&P Capital Group. In 2005, Mr. Talbot returned to EIG as Managing Director and Head of Oil and Gas. Mr. Talbot began his professional career with Trafalgar House Oil & Gas, a British independent, holding both engineering and commercial positions in Houston and London, respectively. Mr. Talbot received a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University and an M.B.A. from Texas A&M University. Mr. Talbot is a registered professional engineer in the State of Texas.