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Elizabeth DeStephens

Chief Strategy & Sustainability OfficerBlack Knight Energy, LLC

Biography

Elizabeth has over 20 years of experience in the energy industry and has served in a lead technical capacity for more than $10 billion of transactions and financings. She was previously Vice President – Reserves & Corporate Development and Vice President – Strategic Analytics at California Resources Corporation. Prior to CRC, she had progressive technical and commercial roles with Occidental Petroleum, Raymond James, Ryder Scott, ExxonMobil and General Electric. Her interests in innovation, technology, and organizational efficiency have led to significant cost savings in organizations where she has served. Elizabeth serves on several private and non-profit boards, is an active angel investor in early-stage start ups and is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida, a graduate engineering degree from the University of Houston, and MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.