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Cheniere Energy Partners LP (CQP)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jack Fusco

54 2016 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the General Partner

Michael Wortley

40 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Director Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC,

Eric Bensaude

50 2016 Director of the General Partner

Sean Klimczak

40 2012 Director of the General Partner Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC

Philip Meier

58 2013 Director of the General Partner GP,LLC

John-Paul Munfa

35 2015 Director of the General Partner

Doug Shanda

47 2016 Director of the General Partner

James Ball

66 2012 Independent Director of the General Partner

Ellis McCain

69 2007 Independent Director of the General Partner LLC

Vincent Pagano

66 2012 Independent Director of the General Partner, LLC

Oliver Richard

64 2012 Independent Director of the General Partner

Biographies

Name Description

Jack Fusco

Mr. Jack A. Fusco is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC., the General Partner of the Company. Mr. Fusco serves as a director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cheniere; Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cheniere Holdings; Chief Executive Officer of SPL and a manager, President and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of SPLNG. Mr. Fusco 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 founder, 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. It was determined that Mr. Fusco should serve as a director of our general partner because of his prior experience leading successful energy industry companies and his perspective as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cheniere.

Michael Wortley

Mr. Michael J. Wortley is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Director Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, of the Company. Mr. Wortley has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere since September 2016. Mr. Wortley also serves as a Director and Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere Holdings. Mr. Wortley served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere from January 2014 to September 2016. Mr. Wortley served as Vice President–Strategy and Risk of Cheniere from January 2013 to January 2014 and as Vice President–Business Development of Cheniere and President of Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cheniere, from September 2011 to January 2013. Mr. Wortley served as Cheniere’s Vice President–Strategic Planning from January 2009 to September 2011 and Manager–Strategic New Business from August 2007 to January 2009. Mr. Wortley is also Chief Financial Officer of the general partner of SPLNG and a manager and Chief Financial Officer of SPL. 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 (“Anadarko”), a publicly traded oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. Wortley began his career with Union Pacific Resources Corporation, a publicly traded oil and gas exploration and production company subsequently acquired by Anadarko. 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. Other than Cheniere Holdings, Mr. Wortley has not held any other directorship positions in the past five years.

Eric Bensaude

Mr. Eric Bensaude is a Director of the General Partner of the Company. Mr. Bensaude joined Cheniere in September 2013 and currently serves as Managing Director, Commercial Operations and Asset Optimization of Cheniere Marketing Ltd., a subsidiary of Cheniere. Mr. Bensaude also serves as Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations of SPL. Mr. Bensaude has more than 20 years of experience in the energy, oil and natural gas trading and marketing business. Prior to joining Cheniere, Mr. Bensaude served as Head of Global LNG at EDF Trading where he set up and ran the LNG trading and marketing department and General Manager for natural gas and LNG origination. Prior to EDF Trading, Mr. Bensaude was an Associate at Booz Allen & Hamilton in the Energy Practice, working on a variety of gas & power assignments. Mr. Bensaude started his career in energy as a trader of middle distillates for Total and previously served as the representative for the French bank, Société Générale, in Canton, People’s Republic of China. He held the position of Vice-Chairman of the European Federation of Energy Traders Gas Committee while at EDF Trading. Mr. Bensaude holds an MBA from ESSEC, business school in France, and studied Mandarin at Paris 7 Jussieu. It was determined that Mr. Bensaude should serve as a director of our general partner because of his experience in the energy, oil and natural gas trading and marketing industry. Mr. Bensaude has not held any other directorship positions in the past five years.

Sean Klimczak

Mr. Sean T. Klimczak is a Director of the General Partner Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC of the Company. Mr. Klimczak also serves as 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 is a Director of the General Partner GP, LLC of the Company. 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 of the General Partner, LLC, of the Company. Mr. Munfa is a Managing Director 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.

Doug Shanda

Mr. Doug Shanda is a Director of the General Partner of the Company. Mr. Shanda joined Cheniere in October 2012 as Vice President, Sabine Pass Operations leading the effort to prepare for liquefaction operations. His role was expanded to include Corpus Christi Operations in 2015. Mr. Shanda currently serves as Senior Vice President, Operations of Cheniere and as a Director of Cheniere Holdings. Mr. Shanda serves as President of SPL and Senior Vice President, Terminal Operations of Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC. Mr. Shanda is responsible for safe, reliable operations at Cheniere’s terminals. Mr. Shanda has been professionally involved in the power, chemical, petrochemical, refining and LNG industries for over 22 years. Mr. Shanda is currently a director of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC. Prior to joining Cheniere, Mr. Shanda served as the Senior Project Engineer, Technical Manager and Plant Manager of the PERU LNG liquefaction plant in Melchorita, Peru where he was responsible for the overall management of the facility including production, marine, maintenance, technical services, EHS, security and administration. Mr. Shanda has 22 years of experience in project management and operations management. Mr. Shanda has a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University. It was determined that Mr. Shanda should serve as a director of our general partner because of his background in the LNG industry. Other than Cheniere Holdings, Mr. Shanda has not held any other directorship positions in the past five years.

James Ball

Mr. James Robert Ball is an Independent Director of the General Partner of the Company. Mr. Ball has served as a senior advisor to Tachebois Limited, an energy and equities advisory firm, since 2011. 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. 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 is an Independent Director of the General Partner LLC of the Company. Mr. McCain 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. 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. is an Independent Director of the General Partner, LLC of the Company. 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 currently also serves as a director of L3 Technologies, Inc. (formerly known as L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.), a publicly traded defense company, and Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc., a publicly traded homebuilding company. 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.

Oliver Richard

Mr. Oliver G. Richard, III, is an Independent Director of the General Partner LLC, of the Company. Mr. Richard is the owner and president of Empire of the Seed, LLC, a private consulting firm in the energy and management industries. Mr. Richard has served as Chairman of Cleanfuel USA, an alternative vehicular fuel company, since September 2007. 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 FERC from 1982 until 1985. 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. 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.