Janine McArdle

Janine McArdle
Advisory Board Vice Chair
Founder/COE of Apex Strategies

About Janine
B.A. '83, Chemical Engineering
MBA '89, University of Houston
Houston, Tex.

Janine McArdle is founder and CEO of Apex Strategies, a global consultancy business providing advisory services to companies engaged in the midstream and downstream sectors of the energy industry.

She has been an executive in the energy industry for over 30 years and has a proven track record of successfully innovating across the energy value chain from helping to create ICE, an independent global commodity trading platform, to unlocking stranded upstream gas resources through creative new business strategies.

McArdle was recognized in 2014 as one of the top 50 most powerful women in the oil and gas industry and in 2016 as a Woman of Influence in energy leadership.

Prior to forming Apex Strategies, she was an executive officer at Apache Corporation for 13 years and was responsible for establishing and implementing its global marketing and risk management strategies including its participation in two large-scale international LNG projects. Before joining Apache, she held various domestic and international executive leadership positions at both Aquila Energy and Enron.

She currently serves on the board of the Palmer Drug Abuse Program, is a committee member on the Steering Committee for the United Way’s Women’s Initiative, and is a member of the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce.