Leslie Haines

Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor Magazine

Leslie Haines began her career in 1980 at the Williston (N.D.) Daily Herald. She then became the energy and business reporter for the Midland Reporter-Telegram in Midland, Texas, in 1982. She joined Hart Energy in Denver in 1983 as a copy editor, and joined the staff of Oil and Gas Investor magazine in 1984. She was named managing editor two years later and became editor in 1992. Today she is editor-in-chief. Haines is an honors graduate of Keene State College in N.H., and is the former president of the Houston Producers Forum and the Houston Energy Finance Group. In 2013 she launched a companion magazine, Oil and Gas Investor Australia.