NextDecade Corporation has appointed Matt Schatzman to the company’s newly created position of President. In this role, Schatzman will report to Chairman and CEO, Kathleen Eisbrenner, and, along with the rest of NextDecade’s management team, work towards positive final investment decisions on the Rio Grande LNG and Rio Bravo Pipeline projects.
Prior to joining NextDecade, Schatzman was President of MKS Energy, LLC, where he provided energy advisory and consulting services. Previously, Schatzman served as Executive Vice President Global Energy Marketing and Shipping and a member of the Group Executive Committee at BG Group. At BG Group, Schatzman was responsible for the company’s global marketing, trading and shipping activities for LNG, crude oil and natural gas, helping transform BG Group’s LNG business from a US-market focused business into a global leader in flexible LNG supply and trading.
“I am thrilled to have Matt join me at NextDecade to help lead our organization,” said NextDecade Chairman and CEO, Kathleen Eisbrenner. “Matt has extensive experience operating global LNG and US natural gas businesses and a proven track record that will help NextDecade deliver the Rio Grande LNG and Rio Bravo Pipeline projects.”