Management Team

Meg Gentle

Meg Gentle

President and Chief Executive Officer

Meg joined Tellurian as President and CEO in August 2016. She previously served as Executive Vice President-Marketing at Cheniere Energy, Inc. In addition, she served as Senior Vice President-Marketing, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President-Strategic Planning & Finance, Vice President of Strategic Planning, and Manager of Strategic Planning for Cheniere. Before Cheniere, Meg spent eight years in energy market development, economic evaluation and long-range planning. She conducted international business development and strategic planning for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, and energy market analysis for Pace Global Energy Services. Meg received a B.A. in Economics and International Affairs from James Madison University in May 1996 and an M.B.A. from Rice University in May 2004.

Keith Teague

Keith Teague

Operating Officer and Executive Officer

Keith Teague joined Tellurian in 2016 to serve as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Keith previously served at Cheniere in a variety of roles, most recently as Executive Vice President, Asset Group; and previously as Senior Vice President-Asset Group; President of CQH Holdings Company, LLC (formerly known as Cheniere Pipeline Company); Vice President-Pipeline Operations; and he began his career with Cheniere in February 2004 as Director of Facility Planning. Before joining Cheniere, Keith served as the Director of Strategic Planning for the CMS Panhandle Companies. He began his career with Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation where he managed pipeline operations and facility expansion. Keith received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Louisiana Tech University and an M.B.A. from Louisiana State University.

Antoine Lafargue

Antoine Lafargue

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Officer

Antoine became CFO of Tellurian Inc. on February 10, 2017. He served as Magellan's President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary from August 5, 2016 to the merger with Tellurian. Antoine previously served as Magellan's Senior Vice President, of Strategy and Business Development and Chief Commercial Officer. Previously, he served in a number of senior financial management positions during a career in the United States and Europe. He was Chief Financial Officer of Falcon Gas Storage, a natural gas storage company based in Houston, Texas, a principal for Arcapita, a global financial services firm, focusing on investments in the energy and infrastructure sectors, and served in various financial and strategic advisory roles in the energy sector based in London working for Bank of America, Credit Suisse and Societe Generale. Antoine received master's degrees in Finance from the Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris and in Social and Political Sciences from the Institut d'Études Politiques, both located in France.

Daniel Belhumeur

Daniel Belhumeur

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Daniel joined Tellurian in October 2016 and serves as General Counsel. Daniel served at Cheniere Energy, Inc. as Vice President, Tax and General Tax Counsel, Tax Director and Domestic Tax Counsel. Daniel began his career in public accounting after he received his Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Accounting from Texas A&M University.  He then went on to obtain his law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law and his LL.M. from the Georgetown University Law Center. Daniel is currently affiliated with the American Bar Association, Houston Bar Association and also serves on the Board of Governors at the University of Kansas School of Law.

Howard Candelet

Howard Candelet

SVP Projects

Howard has served as Senior Vice President-Projects of Tellurian since April 8,2016. He previously worked for BG Group for 54 years with more than 40 years dedicated to LNG. He has held many senior LNG operational positions during this period, with six years as Vice President of Operations Atlantic LNG and eight years as Vice President of Operations of BG's Global shipping. Educated in the U.K. with a Higher National Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and CEI in Process Gas Engineering, Howard became a Chartered Engineer in 1989.

Pat Outtrim

Pat Outtrim

SVP Government and Regulatory Affairs

Pat is responsible for government and regulatory activities, permitting and regulatory compliance and oversees the Environmental Health and Safety groups at Tellurian Inc. She has assisted in the site development, permitting, and expansion of seven of the US LNG import terminals and the siting, construction and operation of the two Cheniere LNG export terminals, Sabine Pass and Corpus Christi LNG. Her background includes management of natural gas vehicle projects; hazard/risk assessments for LNG facilities (including peakshaving, fueling, import and export facilities); siting analysis for LNG facilities, cost analysis and code compliance.

Mark Evans

Mark Evans

SVP Gas Supply

Mark has served as Senior Vice President - Gas Supply of Tellurian Investments since April 15, 2016 where he is responsible for natural gas and power activities. Immediately before Tellurian, Mark served in a similar role at Parallax Enterprises starting in 2014. From 2002 to 2013, he worked at BG Group where he was responsible for its North American energy trading and marketing business. Before BG Group, he worked at Duke Energy from 1990 to 2000 serving in various energy trading roles. Mark has a BBA from Stephen F. Austin State University where he majored in Finance and an MBA from the University of Houston.

Tarek Souki

Tarek Souki

SVP LNG Marketing and Trading

Tarek joined Tellurian as Senior Vice President - LNG Trading in August 2016. He was most recently the VP of Finance and Business Development at Cheniere Marketing in charge of all middle and back office and finance for the marketing and trading group. Before Cheniere, Tarek spent 14 years in working for various financial institutions including most recently at Credit Suisse in New York and London. There he specialized in power, energy, and mining corporate and project finance. He earned an MBA from the University of Southern California and a BA in Economics from the University of California, Irvine.

Amos Hochstein

Amos Hochstein

Vice President and Senior Advisor

Amos joined Tellurian in 2017. Prior to joining the company, Amos served as the U.S. Special Envoy for International Energy Affairs and led the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Energy Resources. As the U.S. "Energy Diplomat," Hochstein oversaw global U.S. energy foreign policy engagement and advised the Secretary of State and the Vice President of the U.S. on global energy markets.

As Special Envoy, Hochstein led the engagement to strengthen Europe's energy security through diversification of natural gas resources; authored the White House Caribbean Energy Security Initiative; chaired the President's U.S. - Caribbean and U.S. - Central America Energy Security Task Force; led U.S. efforts to promote global fuel switching to natural gas and develop stronger natural gas markets throughout Asia and South Asia; and; Working closely with the Department of Defense, Mr. Hochstein led the U.S. efforts to diminish ISIL and other terrorist groups' profits from energy assets. Prior to serving in the State Department, Mr. Hochstein served in a variety of senior level positions on Capitol Hill and advised energy companies entering and developing new markets.

Joi Lecznar

Joi Lecznar

SVP – Public Affairs and Communication

Joi is responsible for external and internal communication activities, including marketing, public relations and media relations.  She brings 30 years of communication experience in several industries, including oil and gas, banking and consulting, and has conducted business in 13 countries on six continents.  Previous employers include Mercer, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and BG Group plc.  Most recently, she was the Owner, Founder and President of TopDog Communication and Development, L.L.C.  Joi graduated from the University of Nebraska, majoring in Journalism and Communication.