Washington Oil & Gas Forum Past Distinguished Speakers Include


Lance Crist

Global Head of Oil, Gas & Mining, International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank Group

Currently Global Head of Natural Resources (Oil, Gas & Mining) for IFC, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, which promotes development in emerging markets. In this capacity, lead IFC’s investment activities, including equity, mezzanine and senior debt, for the upstream/midstream oil & gas sectors and mining industry. IFC’s $2+ billion portfolio in these sectors includes 80 companies in over 35 countries. Joined IFC in 1992 and have managed privatization advisory mandates, project and corporate finance, and private equity transactions in the areas of general manufacturing and telecommunications prior to his current role. Began professional career as financial analyst with Bankers Trust in New York.