NGP's Executive Committee comprises the firm's three partners, Chris Ruth, Zaab Sethna and Bartle Bull, plus RP Eddy, Harrison LeFrak (see Advisory Board, below) and Todd Morley.

Mr. Morley, formerly with Lehman Brothers and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, is the Chairman and founding CEO of G2 Investments, an international investment firm featuring capital markets, in-house fund distribution, and real estate and hospitality investment banking and fund management. The G2 group includes G2 Development Planning, a real estate business focused on the design, planning, and development of projects that have the ability to transform challenging locations. Mr. Morley and G2 are leading principal investors in NGP.

NGP's Advisory Board includes individuals representing the fields of finance, government, security and petroleum from Iraq, the Gulf Region, Europe, and the United States.
Harrison Lefrak, Managing Director - The Lefrak Organization
  • Harrison Lefrak, an NGP principal shareholder, is a managing director of the LeFrak Organization, a multi-billion dollar family-owned firm that engages in real estate, oil and gas, and securities investments worldwide
RP Eddy, CEO - Ergo
  • CEO of Ergo LLC, a global advisory firm providing best-in-class growth markets research for leading international hedge funds and private equity investors
  • Served as a Director at the White House National Security Council; Chief of Staff to the US Ambassador to the UN, Richard Holbrooke; and Senior Advisor for National Security to the Secretary of Energy
  • Formerly a Managing Director at Gerson Lehrman Group, where he built their global risk division, and an executive at The Monitor Group
  • Selected as 2002 World Economic Forum Global Leader for Tomorrow
Miles Morland, Founder - Blakeney Management & DPI
  • A founder of Blakeney Management and Development Partners International, Mr. Morland is the leading international investor in the markets of the Middle East and Africa
  • Mr. Morland serves as Chairman of Indochina Capital Vietnam Holdings and of the Ukraine Opportunity Trust plc
  • A main-board Director at SAB Miller, he is also a Director of The Dubai Group and the East Europe Development Fund
Chris Brady, Founder - Chart Group
  • The Chart Group is a high-profile, New York-based private equity firm investing in venture businesses
J. Todd Morley, CEO - G2 Investment Group
  • J. Todd Morley is Founder, Chairman and CEO of G2 Investment Group
  • Prior to founding G2, he co-founded Guggenheim Partners, on whose Executive Committee he continues to serve
  • Prior to Guggenheim Partners’ founding, Mr. Morley was CEO of Links Holdings LLC, a company he founded in 1996 to originate, trade and manage all forms of mortgage assets
Ambassador Daniel Speckhard, Managing Partner - WEM Global Investment, Inc
  • Deputy Chief of Mission (chief operating officer) of US Embassy, Baghdad, 2006-2007, worked closely with Iraqi President, Prime Minister and key Ministries; Director, Iraq Reconstruction Management Office, 2005-2006, oversaw $21 billion investment program active in oil and gas, electricity, transportation, health, and finance
  • Former Deputy Assistant Secretary General of NATO, Ambassador to Greece and Belarus
Major General JAMES MARKS, CEO - InVisM
  • Major General James "Spider" Marks, a former Commanding General of the United States Army Intelligence Center, was Senior Intelligence Officer for Coalition Land Forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • Former CEO of Global Linguist Solutions, the largest private employer of Iraqis
Alan Menkes, Chief Investment Officer - G2 Group
  • Alan Menkes is Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer at G2 Investment Group
  • Formerly a Partner at Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst, a Co-Director of Private Equity and member of the Executive Committee at Thomas Weisel Partners, and an executive at the Carlyle Group, where he was the third person hired upon the firm's founding in 1987
  • Over a 20 year career in the private equity business, Mr. Menkes has played a lead role in 21 platform transactions and more than 50 add-on acquisitions totaling approximately $1 billion in equity capital and almost $7 billion in total enterprise value
David Conrod, Managing Partner - Forbes Private Capital Group
  • David Conrod, the former head of Guggenheim Capital Markets, is CEO of Forbes Private Capital Group and a co-founder of G2 Investment Group
  • Prior to founding G2, he was a Senior Managing Director of Guggenheim Securities, LLC, as well as Head of the Private Fund Group, the distribution arm of Guggenheim Securities, LLC
Dominic Slade, Managing Partner - Alchemy Partners
  • Alchemy Partners is the leading private equity firm in the United Kingdom
Brigadier JAMES ELLERY, Director of Strategic Initiatives - Aegis
  • Brigadier James Ellery CBE is Director of Strategic Initiatives at Aegis, a leading global security firm
  • Former chief of security for US Government reconstruction efforts in Iraq
MATIAS ROJAS, Founder - Blue Oil Group
  • Founder of Blue Oil, a London-based international oil trading business
  • Blue Oil is active in the storage and distribution, both wholesale and retail, of refined petroleum product in emerging markets