Sayun Sukduang is President and Chief Executive Officer of Engie Resources and Head of ENGIE’s Energy Management Group in North America. The Energy Management group develops customer-side solutions that help business meet their energy and sustainability goals. Both a leading Commercial and Industrial energy retailer in the US and a business partner using data-driven insights to create unified energy strategies, the group includes the companies ENGIE Resources and Think Energy.
An energy industry professional with 20 years of experience, Sayun Sukduang has been a member of Engie’s North America's Executive Committee since 2013 and with the Group since 2000. Prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer, Sayun managed the ENGIE teams and companies responsible for implementation of all major capital infrastructure projects in the United States, Mexico and Canada, ranging from thermal and renewable generation projects to large scale transportation pipelines. He previously held executive level roles in Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Development, and Operations, and earlier in his career in Asset Management, Finance, Commodity Risk Management and Engineering.
Prior to joining the Group, Sayun worked for Florida Power & Light's regulated energy business. He holds a degree in engineering from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and a Master of Business Administration from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
Graham Leith is the Senior Vice President, Head of Retail Energy at ENGIE Resources. With more than two decades of industry experience, he has deep knowledge of the energy markets in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. He has worked with a number of leading energy companies in positions involving sales, marketing, risk management, and operations.
His background includes serving as the Chief Risk Officer and the Vice President and General Manager of Commercial Energy Sales at AEP Energy. Prior to that, he held senior positions with Direct Energy and British Gas (Centrica plc), Ontario Power Generation Inc., and Photowatt Solar. He also worked in various marketing and sales roles with PremStar Energy, Inc., TransCanada Pipelines, Ltd., and Air Solutions, Inc.
Graham earned an undergraduate degree in business and mathematics from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Jay Bell is the Vice President of Sales at ENGIE Resources. Jay has more than a decade of experience in the energy industry, and is a leading North American expert on the risks, issues, and opportunities facing energy procurement professionals. He has a broad-based knowledge of the complexities of purchasing power.
Prior to joining ENGIE, Jay was the Director of Major Accounts and East Region Large Business Sales for TXU Energy; Vice President of National Accounts for Sempra Energy; and Senior Strategic Sales Executive for TXU. Other business experience includes: Senior Business Development Executive for the EDS Healthcare Strategic Business Unit and Director of Xerox Business Solutions, the outsourcing arm of Xerox Canada.
Jay is a native of Montreal, Canada, and is fluently bilingual in English and French. He attended John Abbot College, Lassalle College, and McGill University.
J.D. Burrows is the Vice President of Marketing at ENGIE Resources. He is responsible for lead generation, brand positioning, market analytics, and pricing strategies.
He focuses primarily on driving growth initiatives that strengthen and reinforce the company’s reputation as a transparent knowledge leader. In addition to marketing, he is well versed in the wholesale origination of structured energy products; mid-marketing of energy and capacity; issuing of Renewable Energy Certificates; and procurement of natural gas, fuel oil, coal, and transportation and rail capacity.
Before joining ENGIE, J.D. held positions with Enron in structuring and risk management, and with Dynegy in market development for the Northeast. He started his career in energy with the Public Utility Commission of Texas, where he served as a witness and staff expert on rate design and fuel factors.
J.D. earned a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Texas and a Master of Science degree in economics from Texas A&M University.
Ray Cunningham is the Vice President and General Counsel of ENGIE Resources. He is responsible for government affairs, regulatory compliance, and all legal matters impacting trading and investments.
Ray began his career with Amoco Corporation as a chemical engineer before joining ExxonMobil Power & Gas, where he worked on the development and implementation of retail strategies in response to the deregulation of the Texas electricity market.
Ray joined ENGIE in 2004 as Senior Counsel. In 2009, he was named General Counsel for the trading and portfolio management business unit.
Ray is a graduate of Texas Tech University and the South Texas College of Law.
Lisbeth Guerrero-Vasquez is the Vice President of Supply at ENGIE Resources. She had previously served as Director of Portfolio Optimization, and Vice President of Commercial Operations for ENGIE North America natural gas and LNG since 2012.
Lisbeth has over 20 years of experience in the energy industry, with 15 years in retail and wholesale electricity markets in the areas of Commodity Risk Management, Structuring and Asset Optimization. While with ENGIE North America LNG, she led the negotiations and contracting of spot LNG cargos and shipping capacity, commercial management of LNG supply and shipping agreements, cash market trading and operations, structuring of term gas sales and portfolio risk management.
She initially joined ENGIE North America in November 2002 when the company first entered the retail electricity sector with responsibilities for the development and implementation of the retail power operations, load forecasting and portfolio management functions.
Prior to joining ENGIE, she held various positions in developing and managing retail electricity businesses at Dynegy Inc., Morgan Stanley Capital Group, Amerada Hess Corporation and Statoil Energy. Lisbeth holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Decision Science & Management Information Systems and Finance from George Mason University and has completed advanced studies in Energy Risk Management at the University of Houston.
William Jordan is the Vice President of Natural Gas Supply at ENGIE Resources. He is responsible for our natural gas supply function and General Manager for our Plymouth Rock Energy business unit.
William has over 20 years of energy industry experience, with a broad background in energy marketing, portfolio management, wholesale generation, and risk management. This includes serving as a Director of ERCOT, overseeing all commercial operations of the Texas electricity system's generation portfolio.
Prior to joining ENGIE, he held various retail commodity structuring and risk management roles with Centrica, Reliant Resources, Enron, Duke, and Central & Southwest.
William holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Louisiana Tech University.
Greg Leflar is the Vice President of Operations at ENGIE Resources. He oversees information technology, project management, sales support, transaction management, and contract validation, as well as customer billing and account management.
Greg has over 18 years of experience working with companies in a variety of industries to bring about transformative change in the areas of organization effectiveness, culture, and the adoption of emerging technology. In his previous position, much of his focus was on retail energy, where he served as the officer responsible for the firm's largest clients in the industry.
At Continental Airlines, he led the adoption of mobile devices in the aircraft maintenance organization and the digitization of many of their processes and procedures. In his lengthy career as an IT consultant, Greg worked with companies in upstream oil and gas, midstream, and healthcare industries to envision and implement leading-edge technology solutions. In recent years as a management consultant, he has partnered with executives to devise strategies around business agility, organizational structure, and team culture.
Greg is a subject matter expert in agile methods, cloud computing, advanced analytics, mobility, and enterprise architecture. He has published papers and spoken at conferences on the API economy, enterprise cloud adoption, and the integration of big data and machine learning into business operations.
He earned a business administration degree in Management Information Systems from Baylor University.
Douglas Stein is the Vice President and Controller of ENGIE Resources. He oversees the company's financial activities, including accounting, performance reporting, planning, settlements, and credit functions.
Douglas has worked at ENGIE since 2001 in various roles. Prior to joining ENGIE, he was a Director for ENGIE Generation NA LLC. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Douglas is a certified public accountant. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree and Master of Science degree in accounting from Trinity University in San Antonio.