Ash Shepherd is Director of Business Development for Talos Low Carbon Solutions. There he leads the commercial negotiations for all CCS transactions. Recently, Ash negotiated the first permanent offshore CCUS lease in United States history. Ash has previously been named by Oil & Gas Investor to their “Thirty Under 40” list and is a former appointee of President Bush in the Department of Energy. Ash earned his BA from St. Edwards University, JD from South Texas College of Law and is earning his Executive MBA from Rice. He is married to his wife Heather and together they have three children.