Eric Nielsen

Managing Director - Business Development

Eric leads Quantum’s business development efforts, where his primary duties include origination and capture of investment opportunities in the oil and gas upstream, midstream, and oil field services sectors. He is also actively involved in the setting of the firm’s strategy as it relates to public relations and marketing.

Prior to joining Quantum, Eric was a Managing Director at Korn/Ferry International where he led the Houston office for eight years and spent eighteen years as an executive recruiter with a focus on senior-level relationships in the energy and industrial sectors (upstream, downstream, oil field services, chemicals, power, industrial products and services, EPC and alternative/clean technologies), as well as extensive work for private equity backed organizations. Eric began his career at BHP Petroleum where he served in a variety of engineering, operational, A&D and asset management positions. He holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa and a Master’s in Business Administration from Rice University.