Tom Mathiasmeier is president of Global Gas and Power for ConocoPhillips, the world’s largest independent exploration and production company.
Mathiasmeier began his career with Conoco in 1991 and held several positions across the company’s upstream and finance organizations in both New Orleans and Lafayette, Louisiana. In 1996, he transferred to Houston, where he held positions in natural gas transportation, marketing, and trading. Mathiasmeier was a key member of the leadership team which advocated growth of the commercial gas business, and upon the merger of ConocoPhillips in 2002, he was named vice president responsible for US Gas Marketing & Trading. The business grew into one of the top 3 largest marketers of natural gas, and Mathiasmeier gained additional commercial accountability for the company’s Canada, origination, and power organizations. Mathiasmeier was named to his current position in 2016, and he is responsible for ConocoPhillips’ Global Gas and Power commercial business with offices in Houston, Calgary, London, Stavanger, and Singapore.
In addition to serving on the board of the Texas Tech Foundation, Mathiasmeier is a member of the Chancellor’s Council and an emeritus member of the Rawls College of Business Advisory Council. In the natural gas industry, he serves on the board of directors of Southern Gas Association.
He attended Texas Tech University, where he graduated with a bachelor of business administration degree in 1989 and an MBA in 1991. While attending Texas Tech, Mathiasmeier played on the football team, starting as a walk-on in 1985 and progressing to being elected team captain of the 16th ranked 1989 team. Mathiasmeier was selected as an All-Conference Defensive End, and he was named to the Academic All-America Team in 1989. For his efforts on the field, in the classroom, and in the community, Mathiasmeier was awarded a prestigious NCAA postgraduate scholarship.
Mathiasmeier and his wife, Colette, live in Katy, Texas. They have four children: Emma, who attends Texas Tech, Ben, Jacob, and Luke.