Carl Williams is a Houston-based Managing Director of Riverstone Holdings. Carl focuses on originating, executing and managing investments in the power generation, exploration & production, midstream and downstream segments of the energy industry. Prior to joining Riverstone, he was a New York-based member of the Global Natural Resources investment banking group at Goldman Sachs & Co. Carl started his career at Lyondell Chemical Company, where he held various positions in engineering, operations and strategic sourcing.
Carl received an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and B.A. in Economics from Rice University. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Crimson Resource III, Enviva LP, Great Bear Petroleum Holdings, ReEnergy Holdings, Talen Energy Corporation, TrailStone, and US Oil & Refining. Carl is a member of the Leadership Cabinet at Texas Children’s Hospital.