Craig Hicks Jr.
Craig Hicks Jr.

Global Head of Sustainability, VP of Investor Relations & ESG

Excelerate Energy


Craig is responsible for leading Excelerate Energy's Investor Relations, Corporate Communications, and Marketing functions, and established the company’s first formal Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) program. Craig joined the Excelerate Energy team in July 2021 and played an integral role in the Company’s successful initial public offering in April of 2022.Prior to joining Excelerate Energy, Craig worked as a Principal at Sard Verbinnen & Co, a global strategic communications firm, where he provided strategic communications support on a variety of special situations including M&A transactions, investor communications, activist shareholder defense and preparedness, long-term corporate positioning, litigation support, and crisis and issues management.

Previously, Craig worked as Investor Relations Manager for Spectra Energy, which was acquired by Enbridge in March 2017. His responsibilities included managing retail and institutional investor inquiries, developing various IR communications and presentation materials, and serving as a dedicated IR liaison to fixed income investors.

Craig holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Brown University and an MBA in Corporate Finance/Energy Industry Economics from the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston.