David Cecil is the Executive Vice President of Corporate Development of Southwestern Energy Company. He is responsible for guiding SWN’s strategic direction. David joined SWN in 2017. Most recently he was Managing Director and Head of Lazard Freres’ North American E&P group, where he served from 2012 to 2017.
David has extensive experience advising corporate boards of directors and executives on strategy and corporate development. Previously, he was Managing Director of Scotia Waterous (USA), the oil and gas arm of Scotiabank, where he led the U.S. energy investment banking practice. Earlier in his career, he served as Managing Director at BMO Financial Group.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Duke University.
David is an avid outdoorsman who loves the Lord. He and his wife Karen reside in Houston and they have three children.