Jennifer is a senior energy executive with over 30 years of legal, financial and environmental strategy experience. She is Principal Advisor for Equitable Origin EO100™ Standard for Responsible Energy Development. She also serves as Chief Sustainability Officer for Penn LNG, a Pennsylvania-based liquefied natural gas export facility that is currently under development. Jennifer recently served as Vice President Strategic Growth for Baker Hughes (NYSE:BKR) Emissions Management where she led the business and commercial growth for ground and air based methane monitoring and quantification technologies, and assisted oil and gas clients with improving their emissions profile by leveraging best practices in facility design, leak detection and repair, and corporate governance.
Early 2020 Jennifer retired from the executive leadership team at Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN), where she strategically led all regulatory, legislative, and environmental stewardship activity. She led Southwestern’s notable achievement of the lowest methane intensity rate of all U.S. producers, and was instrumental in the execution of contracts to sell differentiated, responsibly produced natural gas at a premium to index.
Mrs. Stewart is an attorney licensed to practice in the state of Texas. She serves as an Independent Board member of Paragon Integrated Services LLC, an environmental services company where she is Chairman of the ESG committee.
She is an Adjunct Law Professor at the University of Houston Law Center and previously served on the Boards of ONE Future the Natural Gas Supply Association. She has also served in leadership positions with the American Exploration and Production Counsel and the Marcellus Shale Coalition.
She has been recognized as one of Texas’ Most Powerful Women in Oil and Gas by the National Diversity Council, a Top Woman in Energy by the Houston Business Journal, and received the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce Trailblazer Award.