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Timothy S. Duncan

Mr. Duncan has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Talos Energy and as a member of the Talos Energy Board since April 2012 and is a founder of Talos Energy. Prior to Talos Energy, Mr. Duncan was the Senior Vice President of Business Development and a founder of Phoenix Exploration in April 2006, 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 received his BS in Petroleum Engineering from Mississippi State University, where he was honored in 2012 as a Distinguished Fellow of the College of Engineering. Mr. Duncan also received his MBA from the Bauer Executive Program at the University of Houston. He is an active member of the SPE, IPAA, the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) and the Young Presidents’ Organization. Mr. Duncan 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 was named as Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Program for the Energy and Energy Services sector in the Gulf Coast in June 2016.

Gregory A. Beard

Mr. Beard has served as a member of the Talos Energy Board since April 2012. Mr. Beard joined Apollo in June 2010 as the Global Head of Natural Resources and a Senior Partner at Apollo, based in the New York office. Mr. Beard overseas all investment activities in the energy, metal and mining and agriculture sectors. Since Mr. Beard joined Apollo, Apollo’s private equity funds have invested or committed to invest approximately $6.3 billion in natural resources-related investments. Mr. Beard joined Apollo with 19 years of investment experience, the last ten of which were with Riverstone Holdings, LLC (“Riverstone Holdings”) where he was a founding member, Managing Director and lead deal partner in many of the firm’s top oil and gas and energy service investments. While at Riverstone Holdings, Mr. Beard was involved in all aspects of the investment process including sourcing, structuring, monitoring and exiting transactions. Mr. Beard no longer has any affiliation with Riverstone Holdings. Mr. Beard began his career as a Financial Analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he played an active role in that firm’s energy-sector principal investment activities. Mr. Beard has served on the board of directors of many oil and natural gas companies including, Athlon Energy Inc., Belden & Blake Corporation, Canera Resources Inc., Cobalt International Energy, Legend Natural Gas I—IV, Mariner Energy, Phoenix Exploration, Titan Operating and Vantage Energy. Mr. Beard has also served on the board of directors of various natural resources related companies, including CDM Resource Management, International Logging and NRI Management Group LLC. Mr. Beard currently serves on the board of directors of Apex Energy, LLC, Caelus Energy, CSV Midstream, Double Eagle Energy Holdings, LLC I/II, EP Energy Corporation, Jupiter Resources Inc., and Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC. Mr. Beard received his BA from the University of Illinois at Urbana.

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 Principal, 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 and Tumbleweed Royalty. Ms. Hommes graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Economics and a BAS in Systems Engineering.

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.

Rajen Mahagaokar

Mr. Mahagaokar has served as a member of the Talos Energy Board since May 2018. Mr. Mahagaokar is a Vice President 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.

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.

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.

James M. Trimble

Mr. Trimble has served as a member of the Talos Energy Board since May 2018. Prior to that, he served as the Interim Chief Executive Officer and President of Stone Energy from April 2017 to May 2018 and as a member of the Stone Energy Board from February 2017 to May 2018. Mr. Trimble previously served as Chief Executive Officer and President of PDC Energy, Inc., a publicly traded independent natural gas and oil company, from 2011 until 2015. From 2005 until 2010, Mr. Trimble was Managing Director of Grand Gulf Energy, Limited, a public company traded on the Australian Securities Exchange, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Grand Gulf’s U.S. subsidiary Grand Gulf Energy Company LLC, an exploration and development company focused primarily on drilling in mature basins in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. From 2000 through 2004, Mr. Trimble served as Chief Executive Officer of Elysium Energy and then TexCal Energy LLC, both of which were privately held oil and gas companies that he managed through workouts. Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President of Exploration and Production for Cabot Oil and Gas, a publicly traded independent energy company. Mr. Trimble was hired in July 2002 as Chief Executive Officer of TexCal (formerly Tri-Union Development) to manage a distressed oil and gas company through bankruptcy. Mr. Trimble previously served on the boards of directors of Blue Dolphin Energy, an independent oil and gas company with operations in the Gulf of Mexico, from November 2002 until May 2006, Seisgen Exploration LLC, a small private exploration and production company operating in southern Texas, from 2008 to 2015, Grand Gulf Energy LTD from 2009 to 2012, PDC Energy from 2009 until June 2016 and C&J Energy Services LTD from March 2016 to January 2017 to assist with its Chapter 11 process. Mr. Trimble has served on the boards of directors of Callon Petroleum Company since 2014 and Crestone Peak Resources LLC (a private company operating in the DJ Basin of Colorado) since December 2016. Mr. Trimble was an officer of PDC Energy in September 2013, when each of the twelve partnerships for which the company was the managing general partner filed for bankruptcy in the federal bankruptcy court, Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division, and was on the board of C&J Energy Services LTD when it filed for bankruptcy in the court of the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division in July 2016. Mr. Trimble is Registered Professional Engineer.

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.

Donald R. Kendall, Jr.

Mr. Kendall has served as a member of the Talos Energy Board since May 2018. Mr. Kendall has served as 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 Coen 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 serves on its audit and conflict committees. For Solar City Corporation Mr. Kendall 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.