Martin J Houston
Martin began his career as geologist in 1979 and since then has worked worldwide managing all forms of enterprise in the energy industry. He earned a BSc in geology from Newcastle University and an MSc in petroleum geology from Imperial College, London.
He has established a strong external reputation in the international gas business and is largely credited with being the key architect of BG Group's world class LNG business, from which he retired in 2014 as chief operating officer and executive director. In recognition of his contribution to the industry, in 2011 he was the first recipient of the CWC LNG Executive of the Year award.
Martin vice chairman of Tellurian Inc, chairman of EnQuest PLC, a non-executive director of both BUPA Arabia and CC Energy. He is a senior advisory partner at Moelis and Company, a senior advisor to Hakluyt and Company and on the advisory board of Radia Inc.
Martin is a member of the National Petroleum Council of the United States and also a member of the advisory board of the Global Energy Policy unit at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs in New York