Ryan J. Mathews, Director

Mr. Mathews is a partner of Post Oak Energy Capital.  His responsibilities include legal documentation, financial modeling, and transaction structuring. Prior to joining Post Oak Energy Capital, Mr. Mathews was an attorney with Thompson & Knight LLP where he represented clients in structuring, negotiating and documenting transactions in the energy industry. His specific experience at Thompson & Knight included representing financial institutions and borrowers in oil and gas credit facilities, representing venture capital funds in connection with investments in, or the establishment of, entities engaged in oil and gas related activities and representing clients in connection with acquisitions and divestitures of oil and gas properties.

Prior to attending law school at the University of Texas, Mr. Mathews was a financial analyst with Shell Capital Inc. His responsibilities at Shell Capital included originating hydrocarbon reserve based investments in small to mid-sized exploration and production companies and performing financial modeling and analysis to support these prospective investments.

Mr. Mathews received a J.D., with honors, at the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. in economics at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.