Sr. VP - Head of NA Gas & Power Dev
EDF Trading North America
Jeff Welch is the Sr. Vice President and Head of North American Gas and Power Development for EDF Trading North America LLC, a subsidiary of the EDF Group based in Houston, Texas. EDF Trading is the wholesale market interface for the EDF Group, and is one of the largest power generators in the world with operations in over thirty countries. In his role, Jeff is responsible for Americas development opportunities in natural gas, power and natural gas liquids, in addition to M&A activity in same.
Jeff has over two decades of varied commercial experience in the industry, ranging from Domestic and International Development to Origination to Asset Management to Proprietary Trading through roles with Accenture, Tennessee Gas, Reliant Energy, Centaurus Energy and Enterprise Products.
Jeff has a BBA in Business Analysis and Research from Texas A&M University, with advanced coursework at Rice University in the areas of Business Valuation. Jeff is married with three children, and in his spare time enjoys various outdoor activities, travel, reading and wine collecting.