As President, Direct Energy Business, Maura has full accountability for all aspects of the North American commercial and industrial energy business.
During her first two years with Direct Energy as EVP Strategy and M&A, Maura was responsible for driving our strategic thinking as well as our mergers and acquisitions activity across North America.
Maura is a member of the Direct Energy Executive Committee and the Direct Energy Financial Risk Management Committee.
Before joining Direct Energy, Maura was an independent strategy and M&A Consultant providing advisory services to a variety of energy companies. Maura was also previously a Managing Director of Investment Banking Services at Goldman Sachs, where she built a portfolio of clients involved in merchant power, gas and electric utilities, and other natural resource and industrial companies. Prior to that role, Maura was EVP, Corporate Development and Chief Financial Officer for Premcor, Inc., an independent oil refiner and marketer of petroleum products.
Maura is a Chartered Accountant and a graduate of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. She is a non-executive Director of Elizabeth Arden, Inc. and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Primary Care Development Corporation of New York.