MD & Head - Oil & Gas Direct Lending, EIG Global Energy Partners
Mr. Johnson is a Managing Director and leads EIG’s Oil & Gas Direct Lending investment activities in the United States. He is based in the firm’s Houston office and serves as a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Johnson has over 20 years’ experience as a leveraged finance banker, including 10 years in the Energy sector. Prior to joining EIG in 2015, Mr. Johnson spent 17 years with Wells Fargo, most recently as Managing Director and. Head of Energy & Power Leveraged Finance. In this capacity, he was responsible for originating, structuring and executing pro rata and institutional loans, 2nd lien loans, bridge financing, high yield bonds and mezzanine debt. Prior to Wells Fargo, Mr. Johnson worked for Citicorp Securities in Leveraged Finance, Restructuring Advisory and Loan Syndications. Before beginning his financial career, he served four years in the US Marine Corps. Mr. Johnson earned a B.A. in History from the Sewanee – University of the South, and his M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. He is on the Board of Sewanee’s Babson Center for Global Commerce.