Ryan Birkenfeld

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Birkenfeld currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Northwoods Energy.

Prior to Northwoods Energy, Mr. Birkenfeld was the co-founder, President and CEO and board member of Roundtable Energy, an Apollo Management backed E&P company focused on the Powder River Basin. Mr. Birkenfeld has 20 years of diversified upstream experience, beginning his career at Exxon. Mr. Birkenfeld was previously the Area Manager at EOG Resources for the Powder River Basin and Director of L48 Unconventional Resource Exploration at Apache Corporation.

Mr. Birkenfeld holds a B.S. and an M.S. in Geology from Oklahoma State University and an MBA from the Cox School of Business at SMU.