Kevin S. McCarthy

Compensation and Human Resources Committee
Nominating and Governance Committee

Kevin McCarthy is a Board Member of Chord Energy and serves on the Compensation and Human Resources Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee. He had been the Chairman of the Board of Whiting Petroleum Corporation since 2020 and served on Whiting’s Compensation and Human Resources Committee as well as Whiting’s Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. McCarthy serves as a director of Kinetik Holdings Inc. and Plains All American Pipeline LP. He has served previously on the board of directors of ONEOK, Inc. from 2015 to 2017, and Range Resources Corporation from 2005 to 2018. Mr. McCarthy has significant energy finance and investment experience with deep knowledge of oil and gas commodity markets and oil and gas companies.

Mr. McCarthy has held a range of leadership positions, including as global head of energy investment banking at UBS Securities and similar positions at PaineWebber Incorporated and Dean Witter. He went on to become Chairman of the Board for Kayne Anderson’s closed-end funds from 2004 through July 2020 and Chief Executive Officer for Kayne Anderson’s closed end funds from 2004 to 2019. Mr. McCarthy served as Vice Chairman at Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P. from 2019 to 2023.

Mr. McCarthy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Geology from Amherst College and a MBA in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.