R. Blair Thomas

Executive Management

Mr. Thomas is Chief Executive Officer of EIG, as well as Chairman of the Investment Committee and the Executive Committee.  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, Mr. Thomas 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 as an advisor on energy and budget policy in the first Bush White House.  Mr. Thomas 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 is a member of the Board of Directors of Prumo Logistica and the Jefferson Scholars Foundation at the University of Virginia.