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People: Cheniere Energy Partners LP (CQP)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Neal Shear

62 2016 Chairman of the Board of the General Partner

Robert Teague

51 2008 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the General Partner

Jack Fusco

53 2016 Chief Executive Officer of the General Partner

Michael Wortley

39 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Director

Margaret Gentle

41 2013 Director of the General Partner

Sean Klimczak

39 2012 Director of the General Partner

Philip Meier

56 2013 Director of the General Partner

John-Paul Munfa

33 2015 Director of the General Partner

James Ball

65 2012 Independent Director of the General Partner

Ellis McCain

68 2007 Independent Director of the General Partner

Vincent Pagano

65 2012 Independent Director of the General Partner

Oliver Richard

63 2012 Independent Director of the General Partner

Biographies

Name Description

Neal Shear

Mr. Neal A. Shear is Chairman of the Board of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC., the General Partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. Mr. Shear serves as director, Interim Chief Executive Officer and President of Cheniere. He also serves as Chairman of the Board, Interim Chief Executive Officer and President of Cheniere Holdings. He is also Interim Chief Executive Officer of SPL and Interim Chief Executive Officer and Manager of the general partner of SPLNG. Mr. Shear is currently a partner of Silverpeak Partners LP, a private investment company. Mr. Shear was the Chief Executive Officer of Higgs Capital Management, a commodity focused hedge fund until September 2014. Prior to Higgs Capital Management, Mr. Shear served as Global Head of Securities at UBS Investment Bank from January 2010 to March of 2011. From May 2008 to December 2009, Mr. Shear was a Partner at Apollo Global Management, LLC, where he served as the Head of the Commodities Division. Prior to Apollo Global Management, Mr. Shear spent 26 years at Morgan Stanley serving in various roles including Head of the Commodities Division, Global Head of Fixed Income, Co-Head of Institutional Sales and Trading and Chair of the Commodities Business. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Green Key Technologies, a financial Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology company. Mr. Shear received a B.S. from the University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business Management in 1976 and an M.B.A. from Cornell University, Johnson School of Business in 1978.

Robert Teague

Mr. Robert Keith Teague serves as Chief Operating Officer, President, Director of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. He has served as Executive Vice President-Asset Group of Cheniere since February 2014 and served as Senior Vice President-Asset Group of Cheniere from April 2008 to February 2014. Prior to April 2008, he served as Vice President-Pipeline Operations since May 2006. Mr. Teague has also served as President of CQH Holdings Company, LLC (formerly known as Cheniere Pipeline Company), a wholly owned subsidiary of Cheniere, since January 2005. In addition, Mr. Teague is a director of Cheniere Holdings and President and a manager of SPL. Mr. Teague is also President of the general partner of SPLNG and is responsible for the development, construction and operation of Cheniere’s LNG terminal and pipeline assets. Mr. Teague began his career with Cheniere in February 2004 as Director of Facility Planning. Prior to joining Cheniere, Mr. Teague served as the Director of Strategic Planning for the CMS Panhandle Companies from December 2001 until September 2003. He began his career with Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation where he managed pipeline operations and facility expansion. Mr. Teague received a B.S. in civil engineering from Louisiana Tech University and an M.B.A. from Louisiana State University. With Mr. Teague’s knowledge and expertise relating to the Sabine Pass LNG terminal, it was determined that he should serve as a director of our general partner. Mr. Teague has not held any other directorship positions in the past five years.

Jack Fusco

Mr. Jack A. Fusco is Chief Executive Officer of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC., the General Partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. He served as the Executive Chairman of Calpine Corporation (“Calpine”) from May 14, 2014 through May 11, 2016, Chief Executive Officer of Calpine from August 2008 to May 14, 2014 and President of Calpine from August 2008 to December 2012. Mr. Fusco has also been a director of Calpine since August 10, 2008. From July 2004 to February 2006, Mr. Fusco served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Texas Genco LLC. From 2002 through July 2004, Mr. Fusco was an exclusive energy investment advisor for Texas Pacific Group. From November 1998 until February 2002, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Orion Power Holdings, Inc. Prior to his founding of Orion Power Holdings, Inc., Mr. Fusco was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs Power, an affiliate of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Prior to joining Goldman, Sachs & Co., Mr. Fusco was employed by Pacific Gas & Electric Company or its affiliates in various engineering and management roles for approximately 13 years. Mr. Fusco obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Sacramento. Mr. Fusco served as a director on the board of Foster Wheeler Ltd., a global engineering and construction contractor and power equipment supplier, until February 2009 and on the board of Graphics Packaging Holdings, a paper and packaging company, until 2008.

Michael Wortley

Mr. Michael J. Wortley is Senior Vice President , Chief Financial Officer, Director of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. Mr. Wortley is also a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Wortley has been Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere since January 2014. Prior to January 2014, he served as Vice President-Strategy and Risk of Cheniere since January 2013. Prior to January 2013, he served as Vice President-Business Development of Cheniere and President of Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cheniere, since September 2011. Prior to September 2011, Mr. Wortley served as Cheniere’s Vice President-Strategic Planning since January 2009 and Manager-Strategic New Business since August 2007. Prior to joining Cheniere in February 2005, Mr. Wortley spent five years in oil and gas corporate development, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, a publicly traded oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. Wortley began his career as an Internal Auditor with Union Pacific Resources Corporation, a publicly traded oil and gas exploration and production company subsequently acquired by Anadarko. Mr. Wortley is currently a director and Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere Holdings. Mr. Wortley is also Chief Financial Officer of the general partner of SPLNG and a manager and Chief Financial Officer of SPL. Mr. Wortley received a B.B.A. in Finance from Southern Methodist University. It was determined that Mr. Wortley should serve as a director of our general partner because of his financial expertise and his perspective as Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere and certain of its affiliates. Mr. Wortley has not held any other directorship positions in the past five years.

Margaret Gentle

Ms. Margaret A. Gentle is Director of the Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, the General Partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. In addition, Ms. Gentle is also a director of Cheniere Holdings. In addition, Ms. Gentle has served as Executive Vice President-Marketing of Cheniere since February 2014 and served as Senior Vice President-Marketing of Cheniere from June 2013 to February 2014. She previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere and our general partner from March 2009 to June 2013 and Senior Vice President of our general partner from June 2008 to March 2009. She served as Senior Vice President - Strategic Planning and Finance for Cheniere from February 2008 to March 2009. Prior to that time, she served as Cheniere’s Vice President of Strategic Planning since September 2005 and Manager of Strategic Planning since June 2004. Prior to joining Cheniere, Ms. Gentle spent eight years in energy market development, economic evaluation and long-range planning. She conducted international business development and strategic planning for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, an oil and natural gas exploration and production company, for six years and energy market analysis for Pace Global Energy Services, an energy management and consulting firm, for two years. Ms. Gentle received her B.A. in economics and international affairs from James Madison University and an M.B.A. from Rice University. It was determined that Ms. Gentle should serve as a director of our general partner because of her experience with strategic planning and finance in the energy industry and because of the perspective she brings as the former Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere, Cheniere Partners GP and the general partner of SPLNG. Ms. Gentle has not held any other directorship positions in the past five years.

Sean Klimczak

Mr. Sean T. Klimczak serves as Director of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC., the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners LP. In addition, Mr. Klimczak is a director of SPL. Mr. Klimczak is a Senior Managing Director in the Private Equity Group of Blackstone Group, an investment and advisory firm. Prior to joining Blackstone Group in 2005, Mr. Klimczak was an Associate at Madison Dearborn Partners, a private equity investment firm, from 2001 to 2003 and an employee in the Mergers & Acquisitions department of the Investment Banking division of Morgan Stanley, a financial services firm, from 1998 to 2001. Mr. Klimczak received a B.B.A. in finance and business economics from Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. It was determined that Mr. Klimczak should serve as a director of our general partner because of his significant investment experience with Blackstone Group. Mr. Klimczak has not held any other directorship positions in the past five years.

Philip Meier

Mr. Philip Meier has been appointed as Director of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P., effective as of July 17, 2013. Mr. Meier is president of Meier Consulting LLC and is currently providing technical and project management advice to Blackstone CQP Holdco with respect to the Liquefaction Project. From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Meier was Senior Vice President Projects with Woodside Energy, an oil and gas company in Perth, Western Australia, where he was accountable for delivery of all Woodside construction projects (both LNG and offshore). Prior to this, he spent 25 years with Bechtel at various levels culminating as Project Manager of Egyptian LNG Train 2. Mr. Meier received a BSCE from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.B.A. in Finance and International Business from the University of Houston. It was determined that Mr. Meier should serve as a director of our general partner because of his international experience and expertise in the LNG industry. Mr. Meier has not held any other directorship positions in the past five years.

John-Paul Munfa

Mr. John-Paul Munfa is director Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC., the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, LP. Mr. Munfa is a Principal in the Private Equity Group of Blackstone Group, an investment and advisory firm. Mr. Munfa joined Blackstone Group in 2004 and was an employee in its Restructuring & Reorganization and Private Equity Groups from 2004 to 2009. Mr. Munfa re-joined Blackstone Group in 2011 after receiving an M.B.A. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Mr. Munfa also received an A.B. in Economics from Harvard University. It was determined that Mr. Munfa should serve as a director of our general partner because of his significant investment experience with Blackstone Group. Mr. Munfa has not held any other directorship positions in the past five years.

James Ball

Mr. James Robert Ball serves as an Independent Director of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC., the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners LP. Mr. Ball served as a non-executive director of Gas Strategies Group Ltd, a professional services company providing commercial energy advisory services (“GSG”), from September 2011 to June 2013. From 1988 until August 2011, he also served as an executive director of GSG. Since 2011, Mr. Ball has served as a senior advisor to Tachebois Limited, an energy and equities advisory firm. Mr. Ball is a Fellow of the Energy Institute and Companion of the Institute of Gas Engineers and Managers. Mr. Ball received a B.A. in economics from the University of Colorado and a Master of Science from City University Business School (now Cass Business School). It was determined that Mr. Ball should serve as a director of our general partner because of his background as an advisor in the energy industry. Mr. Ball has not held any other directorship positions in the past five years.

Ellis McCain

Mr. Ellis L. McCain serves as an Independent Director of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC., the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, LP. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ellora Energy Inc., a private, independent exploration and production company from July 2009 to August 2010. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of Westport Resources Corporation, a publicly traded exploration and production company, from 2001 until the sale of that company to Kerr-McGee Corporation in 2004. From 1992 until joining Westport, Mr. McCain was Senior Vice President and Principal of Petrie Parkman & Co., an investment banking firm specializing in the oil and gas industry. From 1978 until joining Petrie Parkman, Mr. McCain held senior financial management positions with Presidio Oil Company, Petro-Lewis Corporation and Ceres Capital. He is currently on the board of directors of Contango Oil and Gas Company, a publicly traded oil and natural gas exploration and production company into which Crimson Exploration, Inc. was merged effective October 2, 2013. Mr. McCain served on the Board of Crimson Exploration, Inc. from 2005 until the merger with Contango. Mr. McCain also currently serves on the board of directors of Continental Resources, Inc., a publicly traded oil and natural gas exploration and production company. During the past five years, he served as a director of Transzap, Inc., a privately held provider of digital data and electronic payment solutions. Mr. McCain received a B.S. in business administration and a Masters of Business Administration/Finance from the University of Denver. Mr. McCain was also an Adjunct Professor of Finance at the University of Denver from 1982 to 2005. It was determined that Mr. McCain should serve as a director of our general partner because of his experience as a chief financial officer for energy companies and his background as an investment banker in the energy industry.

Vincent Pagano

Mr. Vincent Pagano, Jr., serves as an Independent Director of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, LP., since December 7, 2012. Mr. Pagano served as a senior corporate partner of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, a law firm, with a focus on capital markets transactions and public company advisory matters from 1981 until his retirement at the end of 2012. Mr. Pagano earned his law degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School and his B.S. in Engineering, summa cum laude, from Lehigh University and an M.S. in Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. It was determined that Mr. Pagano should serve as a director of our general partner because of his capital markets expertise and his experience as an advisor to public companies on a variety of corporate matters. Mr. Pagano currently also serves as a director of L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded defense company, and Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc., a publicly traded homebuilding company.

Oliver Richard

Mr. Oliver G. Richard, III, serves as an Independent Director of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC., the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners LP. Mr. Richard has served as Chairman of Cleanfuel USA, an alternative vehicular fuel company, since September 2007 and, for the past five years, he has been the owner and president of Empire of the Seed LLC, a private consulting firm in the energy and management industries. Mr. Richard served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Columbia Energy Group, a natural gas company, from 1995 until 2000. Mr. Richard was a Commissioner on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission from 1982 until 1985. Mr. Richard received a B.S. in Journalism and a J.D. from Louisiana State University and a Master of Law in Taxation from Georgetown University. It was determined that Mr. Richard should serve as a director of our general partner because of his extensive background in the energy industry, including his experience in both the public and private sectors of the energy industry. Mr. Richard currently serves as a director of Buckeye Partners, L.P., a publicly traded petroleum product pipeline and terminal company, and American Electric Power Company, Inc., a publicly traded electric utility.