Mr. Schmidt joined Juniper in 2014 and is a Partner and member of the firm’s investment committee. He has over ten years of experience in the Energy Industry and has been involved in the formation and management of over ten private energy companies. He currently serves on the boards of several private energy companies. Prior to joining Juniper, Mr. Schmidt served as a Trader and Fundamental Analyst for Whiteside Energy, a Houston-based hedge fund. At Whiteside, Mr. Schmidt was responsible for managing portfolios in natural gas and electricity markets across all regions of the United States, as well as playing and instrumental role in the firm’s analytical efforts of the natural gas and electricity markets in the U.S.
Prior to Whiteside, Mr. Schmidt worked at Citigroup Energy in Houston as a natural gas and electricity trader. Mr. Schmidt received a B.S. in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.