Stephen Trauber recently retired from Citi where he served as Vice Chairman and Global Co-Head of Natural Resources and Clean Energy Transition and served on the senior executive and operating committee of the global investment and corporate bank.  While at Citi, Mr. Trauber began and built Citi’s very successful Clean Energy Transition business.  Prior to Citi, Mr. Trauber worked at UBS Investment Bank from 2003–2010 as Vice Chairman and Global Head of Energy. Mr. Trauber began his career with Credit Suisse (1988–1995) and subsequently managed Morgan Stanley’s Energy Group in Houston (1995–2003).

Mr. Trauber has served as financial advisor on over $700 billion of Global Energy and Clean Energy Transition transactions, which include many of the most significant M&A and financing transactions throughout all of the energy subsectors. These transactions represent many of the energy industry’s largest and most transformative transactions. Additionally, Mr. Trauber has worked with and served as lead financier for many of the industry’s IPOs as well as both equity and debt capital markets transactions in the past 34 years.

Since retiring Mr. Trauber has joined and currently serves on several corporate Boards of Directors including Nabors Energy Transition Corp II where he serves as Audit Chair, NXTClean Fuels and New Asean Energy. He also serves as an Advisory Director for Aon, Last Energy, Third Gear Investments and a Senior Advisor for McKinsey & Co.

Mr. Trauber currently serves as Chairman of the Memorial Hermann Hospital Foundation, on the Board of Directors for Theater Under the Stars, Performing Arts Houston and its Foundation and is a former Chairman of both Theater Under the Stars and Performing Arts Houston. He is also an Overseer of the Jones Business School at Rice University. Mr. Trauber has served on the Board of Directors for Greater Houston Partnership, the Houston Children’s Museum, the Houston Zoo and the Mayor’s Economic Development Task Force for the City of Houston. Steve was awarded the first Annual Congressman Barbara Jordan Award for Community Service and he and his wife are the recipients of the 2003 “I Have a Dream” award for their support of local children’s charities and of children’s education. Mr. Trauber and his wife have chaired many fundraisers and capital campaigns for local charities raising nearly $60 million dollars.

Mr. Trauber received his BA in Economics and Managerial Studies from Rice University. He was an Austin Scholar and earned his MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He is married to Leticia and has four children and four grandchildren.