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Jonathan Verlander

Managing Director

Jonathan Verlander has over 20 years of energy industry experience and has conducted executive search assignments for clients across the United States, Europe, and Africa. He has recruited professionals in energy, power, and natural resources, industrial, and financial services for public and private clients.

Prior to joining Alex & Red, Jon was partner and Houston office lead for the U.S. business for Ducatus Partners, a global executive search firm. At Ducatus, he worked with venture capital-backed start-ups to multinational corporations to secure leaders to direct their companies through an ever-changing industry that is pursuing new strategies such as decarbonization, digitalization, and diversity and inclusion, and advised on organizational design, succession planning, and leadership development.

Previously, Jon held oil and gas finance roles at Royal Bank of Scotland, Société General, and Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Jon began his career in geology and business planning roles with Shell and Enterprise Oil.

Jon earned a Ph.D. in Geology and a B.A. in Geology with honors from the University of Oxford.

Jon is a licensed practitioner in Hogan psychometric assessment tools.

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