David M. Leuschen
Mr. Leuschen is a Founder and Senior Managing Director of Riverstone. He is based in New York.
Prior to founding Riverstone, Mr. Leuschen was a Partner and Managing Director at Goldman Sachs and founder and head of the Goldman Sachs Global Energy and Power Group.
Mr. Leuschen was responsible for building the Goldman Sachs energy and power investment banking practice into one of the leading franchises in the global energy and power industry. Mr. Leuschen additionally served as Chairman of the Goldman Sachs Energy Investment Committee, where he was responsible for screening potential capital commitments by Goldman Sachs in the energy and power industry.
Mr. Leuschen has served as a Director of Cambridge Energy Research Associates, Cross Timbers Oil Company (predecessor to XTO Energy) and J. Aron Resources. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Riverstone Energy Limited, Centennial Energy Development, CNOR, Alta Mesa Resources, Fieldwood and Riverstone Credit Opportunities. He is also president and owner of Switchback Ranch LLC and serves on a number of nonprofit boards of directors, including as a Trustee of United States Olympic Committee Foundation, a Director of Conservation International, a Director of the Montana Land Reliance and a Founding Member of the Peterson Institute’s Economic Leadership Council.
Mr. Leuschen received his A.B. from Dartmouth and his M.B.A. from Dartmouth’s Amos Tuck School of Business.