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Neal P. Goldman

Mr. Goldman has served as the Chairman of the Talos Energy Board since May 2018. Prior to that, he served as the Chairman of the Stone Energy Board from February 2017 to May 2018. Mr. Goldman is currently the Managing Member of SAGE Capital Investments, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in independent board of director services, turnaround consulting, strategic planning, and special situation investments. Mr. Goldman was a Managing Director at Och Ziff Capital Management, L.P. from 2014 to 2016 and a Founding Partner of Brigade Capital Management, LLC from 2007 to 2012, which he helped build to over $12 billion in assets under management. Prior to this, Mr. Goldman was a Portfolio Manager at MacKay Shields, LLC and also held various positions at Salomon Brothers Inc., both as a mergers and acquisitions banker and as an investor in the high yield trading group. Throughout his career, Mr. Goldman has held numerous board representations including roles as an independent member of the boards of directors of Lightsquared, Inc., Pimco Income Strategy Fund I & II, and Catalyst Paper Corporation, as well as a member of the boards of directors of Jacuzzi Brands and NII Holdings, Inc. Mr. Goldman has served on the boards of directors of Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. since October 2016, Walter Investment Management Corp. since January 2017, and Ultra Petroleum Corp. since April 2017. Mr. Goldman received a BA from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Illinois.

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Timothy S. Duncan

Mr. Duncan, a founder of the company, has served as its President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of its Board of Directors since April 2012. Prior to Talos Energy, Mr. Duncan was the Senior Vice President of Business Development and a founder of Phoenix Exploration, where he was responsible for all of Phoenix’s business development evaluations and negotiations, including the sale of the company to a group of buyers led by Apache Corporation. Prior to Phoenix Exploration, Mr. Duncan served as Manager of Reservoir Engineering and Evaluations for Gryphon Exploration. Mr. Duncan also worked in various reservoir engineering and portfolio evaluation functions for Amerada Hess Corporation, Zilkha Energy Company and Pennzoil E&P Company. Mr. Duncan is the current Chairman, and past Executive Chairman, of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA). He is a member of the board of directors of Chesapeake Energy Corporation and of the American Cancer Society’s CEO’s Against Cancer. He also serves on various academically focused advisory boards, including the College of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council and the Foundation Board at Mississippi State University. Mr. Duncan holds a BS in Petroleum Engineering from Mississippi State University and an MBA from the Bauer Executive Program at the University of Houston.

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Paula R. Glover

Paula R. Glover started as President of the Alliance to Save Energy in January 2021. A dynamic leader with more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry, Ms. Glover is the seventh president in the Alliance’s 43-year history.

Ms. Glover previously served as President and CEO of the American Association of Blacks in Energy, a non-profit professional association whose focus is to ensure that African Americans and other minorities have input into the discussions and development of energy policy, regulations, and environmental issues. In this role, she was responsible for managing the national office, and providing strategic direction and leadership for the organization. Prior to this role, Ms. Glover served as AABE’s Vice President of Operations and as the organization’s Director of Communications

Ms. Glover’s other experiences include 15 years in the energy industry for both electric and natural gas distribution companies. During that time, she built a stellar reputation working with state legislators and regulators in her roles as Manager of Government and Regulatory Affairs. Ms. Glover commands a clear understanding of the consumer and community sides of the business as well having held industry positions in Community Outreach and Economic Development.

Ms. Glover is a seasoned non-Profit professional. Prior to her time at AABE, Ms. Glover was the Community Awareness Director for the Regional YMCA of Western Connecticut where she was responsible for the organizations’ marketing, communications, community and government relations and public relations functions.

Ms. Glover has served on the National Petroleum Council since 2014. She serves on the board of the Keystone Policy Center and Groundswell, a community solar development organization. She is also a Trustee for Cardigan Mountain School, a junior boarding school in Canaan, NH. She received her B.S. in Marketing Management from the University of Delaware.

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Christine Hommes

Ms. Hommes has served as a member of the Talos Energy Board since January 2016. Ms. Hommes joined Apollo in January 2011, where she is currently a Partner, based in the New York office. Prior to joining Apollo, Ms. Hommes was an investment professional at First Reserve, where she was involved in the execution and monitoring of investments in the energy sector. Previously, she worked in the Investment Banking Division at UBS in the Power Group. Ms. Hommes currently serves on the board of directors of Chisholm Oil & Gas, Momentum Minerals, Roundtable Energy, Tumbleweed Royalty and Celeros Flow Technology. Ms. Hommes graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Economics and a BAS in Systems Engineering.

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John “Brad” Juneau

Mr. Juneau has served as a member of the Talos Energy Board since May 2018. Prior to that, he served as a member of the Stone Energy Board from February 2017 to May 2018. Mr. Juneau is the co-founder of Contango ORE, Inc., a publicly traded gold exploration company, and has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Contango ORE, Inc. since August 2012 and as Chairman of the board of directors of Contango ORE, Inc. since 2013. Mr. Juneau is the sole manager of the general partner of Juneau Exploration, L.P., a company involved in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas. Prior to forming Juneau Exploration in 1998, Mr. Juneau served as Senior Vice President of exploration for Zilkha Energy Company from 1987 to 1998. Prior to joining Zilkha Energy Company, Mr. Juneau served as a Staff Petroleum Engineer with Texas International Company for three years, where his principal responsibilities included reservoir engineering, as well as acquisitions and evaluations. Prior to that, he was a Production Engineer with Enserch Corporation in Oklahoma City. Mr. Juneau holds a BS in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University.

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Donald R. Kendall, Jr.

Donald R. Kendall Jr. has served as a member of the Talos Energy Board since May 2018. Mr. Kendall is the managing director and chief executive officer of Kenmont Capital Partners, a private investment and advisory firm, since October 1998. Mr. Kendall previously served as president of Cogen Technologies Capital Company, a power generation firm, and concurrently as chairman and chief executive officer of Palmetto partners, an investment management firm, from July 1993 to October 1998. Mr. Kendall serves as a director of American Midstream Partners LP and serve on its audit and conflict committees. Mr. Kendall, for Solar City Corporation served as chair of the special and the audit committees and on its compensation committee. Additionally, Mr. Kendall served as chair of the audit, compensation and nominating and governance committees of privately held Stream Energy.

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Rajen Mahagaokar

Mr. Mahagaokar has served as a member of the Talos Energy Board since May 2018. Mr. Mahagaokar was a Principal of Riverstone Holdings LLC and joined Riverstone in 2015. Prior to joining Riverstone, Mr. Mahagaokar was a co-founder and Partner of Marka, LLC. from 2012 to 2014 and from 2012 to 2013 was an investment professional at Silver Lake Kraftwerk. Mr. Mahagaokar began his career in 2008 in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs in the Natural Resources group and in the Urban Investment Group, a principal investing strategy. He received his B.A. in Mathematical Economic Analysis from Rice University.

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Charles M. Sledge

Mr. Sledge has served as a member of the Talos Energy Board since May 2018. Prior to that, he served as a member of the Stone Energy Board from February 2017 to May 2018. Mr. Sledge previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Cameron International Corporation, an oilfield services company, from 2008 until 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Sledge served as the Corporate Controller of Cameron International Corporation from 2001 until 2008. Mr. Sledge has served on the boards of directors of Templar Energy LLC since January 2017 and Vine Resources, Inc. since April 2017.

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Robert M. Tichio

Mr. Tichio has served as a member of the Talos Energy Board since April 2012. Mr. Tichio joined Riverstone Holdings in 2006, where he is currently a Partner and based in New York. Prior to joining Riverstone Holdings, Mr. Tichio was in the Principal Investment Area of Goldman, Sachs & Co., which manages the firm’s private corporate equity investments. Mr. Tichio began his career at J.P. Morgan in the Mergers & Acquisition group where he concentrated on assignments that included public company combinations, asset sales, takeover defenses and leveraged buyouts. Mr. Tichio serves on the board of directors of various private Riverstone portfolio companies and EP Energy Corporation and Centennial Resource Development, Inc.; he previously served on the board of Cona Resources Ltd. (formerly known as Northern Blizzard Resources Inc.). Mr. Tichio received his AB from Dartmouth College, where he serves on the Board of Visitors of the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, as a Phi Beta Kappa graduate, and later received his MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School.

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Olivia C. Wassenaar

Ms. Wassenaar has served as a member of the board of directors of Talos Energy Inc. since November 2018, and previously served in such role for a short duration in May 2018. Ms. Wassenaar also served as a member of the board of directors of Talos Energy LLC from April 2012 to May 2018. Ms. Wassenaar joined Apollo Global Management, LLC (“Apollo”) in August 2018, where she is currently a Partner, based in the New York office. Prior to joining Apollo, Ms. Wassenaar was associated with Riverstone Holdings LLC since 2008 and most recently served as a Managing Director, where she was involved in investments throughout the energy sector. Prior to joining Riverstone Holdings LLC, Ms. Wassenaar was with Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Global Natural Resources investment banking group. In this capacity, she focused on mergers, initial public offerings, and leveraged buyouts for energy, power, and renewable energy companies. Previously, Ms. Wassenaar was a Junior Professional Associate at The World Bank Group in Washington, D.C. Ms. Wassenaar has served on the board of directors of various private companies. Additionally, she previously served on the boards of Northern Blizzard Resources Inc., USA Compression Partners, LP, and Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC. She received her AB, magna cum laude, from Harvard College and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.