Carlos Wheelock leads LNG related matters for Vitol in the Americas. His responsibilities include supply sourcing, demand-side business development, and LNG related capital investments in the region. Prior to joining Vitol, Carlos served 8 years at Excelerate Energy (EE) as Vice President of Commercial Strategy where he headed up the commercial side for EE’s liquefaction business, and Senior Director of Trading & Optimization, where he helped to start EE’s commercial team; which traded over 7 million tons, optimized the company’s regasification assets, negotiated capacity and market access in the United States and the UK, and led deal valuation from 2009-2016.
Prior to joining Excelerate, Carlos was a Vice President at Citi and began his career at Enron. He has 16 years of experience working in global energy markets, marketing & trading, and project development. Carlos holds an MBA from Rice University’s Jones School of Management.