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Leslie Beyer

CEO of the Energy Workforce & Technology Council

Leslie Beyer is CEO of the Energy Workforce & Technology Council in Houston, Texas. Working with the Council’s Board of Directors, she serves as primary advocate for the energy services sector and the key role it plays in providing reliable, affordable, cleaner energy to the world. 

Highlights of Beyer’s career include 15 years in Washington, D.C. serving in policy and public affairs roles in the U.S. Senate, multiple presidential campaigns, The White House – Executive Office of the President, U.S. State Department and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. After government service, Beyer began a career in advocacy as Director, Member and Board Relations with the National Association of Manufacturers, collaborating with member companies on targeted priority legislative issues and lobbying efforts, primarily in the energy industry. 

Beyer holds a BA in Latin American Studies and Spanish from the University of Texas at Austin. She is an Independent Director on the Board of Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. in Midland, TX, serving as Compensation Committee Chair, and the Audit and ESG Committees. She also serves on the Advisory Board of UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Energy Center, Board of Directors of World Affairs Council of Greater Houston and Editorial Advisory Board of World Oil. She is a former Independent Director at Pemex Procurement International (PPI) and served on the U.S. International Trade Administration’s U.S.-Mexico Energy Business Council.