John B. Walker
President and CEO, EnerVest Ltd.
John B. Walker is president and CEO of EnerVest Ltd. and chairman and CEO of EV Energy Partners L.P. Early in his career on Wall Street, he was selected by Institutional Investor as an “All-American” energy analyst for six years in a row. Walker holds a B.B.A. from Texas Tech University and an MBA from New York University. He served the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) as chairman from 2003 to 2005. In 2007, he received the oil and gas industry’s highest award, the Chief Roughneck Award. Walker is a member of the National Petroleum Council and All-American Wildcatters and serves or has served on the boards of the Houston Producers’ Forum, Foundation for Energy Education, Petroleum Club of Houston and the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association.