Senior Advisor, Perella Weinberg Partners
Alexandra Pruner is an independent Director of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) and Plains All American (NYSE:PAA) and also serves as Senior Advisor to the global advisory and asset-management firm Perella Weinberg Partners (which includes energy investment bank Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. (“TPH”)), where she served as CFO for nearly 12 years. She was a founding partner at TPH in its formation in early 2007.
Earlier in her career, she served as publisher of World Oil magazine focusing on the technical aspects of the oilfield services sector. Ms. Pruner’s energy experience also includes nearly 10 years with E&P and midstream companies (Houston Exploration and NUI Corporation), in financing and investor relations positions. Her initial Wall Street experience includes six years with Shearson Lehman Brothers, where she served as a Vice President in New York.
Ms. Pruner was named as Oil & Gas Investor’s top 25 Influential Women in Energy in 2017 and was named CFO of the Year in 2013 by the Houston Business Journal. Active in community affairs, Ms. Pruner currently serves as President of the Houston Symphony Endowment and Chair of the Audit Committee of the United Way of Greater Houston. She also serves as Chair of Brown University’s President’s Advisory Council on the Economics Department. She founded the Women’s Global Leadership Conference in Energy and Technology, now in its 16th year. She holds a BA in Economics from Brown University, and she and her husband have two grown children.