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Paul Jansen

Managing Director, Conway MacKenzie

As a managing director in Houston’s energy practice, Paul oversees restructuring and transformation services, valuations, investigations, and fiduciary services.

I have really enjoyed working alongside my talented colleagues to maximize value for our clients, even in difficult environments.
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Paul is a managing director in Conway MacKenzie’s energy practice and oversees transaction, valuation and transformation services, restructuring advisory, interim management, anti-corruption investigations, and fiduciary services. Paul has extensive experience advising creditors and serving in executive management roles for both publicly traded and privately held energy companies. He served as chief restructuring officer, chief financial officer, and chief accounting officer to publicly traded and privately held energy companies. Additionally, he has performed strategic, financial, and operational analyses on behalf of secured lenders, bondholders, and unsecured creditors to unlock value in challenging situations. 

Prior to joining Conway MacKenzie, Paul served as chief financial officer and chief accounting officer for public energy companies as well as a senior manager for PwC in the United States and Europe. In this capacity, he provided international assurance and transaction services for integrated oil and gas, exploration and production, midstream, refining, and petrochemicals companies. 

Education and Certifications

  • Master in Economics, Maastricht University
  • Certified in Distressed Business Valuation
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor
  • Accredited in Business Valuations
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Awarded 2018 Forty Under 40 by Oil and Gas Investor


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