Energy and natural resources are integral to the global economy. But they are far more than commodities. Today, they are front and center in every facet of the national discourse. Companies face many challenges, but now, more than ever, there is a need for boards and management teams to define and execute successful transformative strategies.

Diversified Search Group’s Energy and Natural Resources Practice is global in reach and scope. We have a team of experienced consultants worldwide, focused in key geographies across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Combining unrivaled local knowledge with a deep understanding of the people and issues impacting the energy and natural resources sectors, we provide high-touch support and counsel to every type of company involved in power, oil and gas, mining, metals and minerals, and renewable and clean-tech energy industries.

Our clients include public and private companies, investors, and end-users, as well as industry associations. The combined experience of the group is a resource for clients who are producers, manufacturers, traders, financiers, investors, and transporters in the energy and natural resources sectors.


  • Chemicals and Processes
  • Oil and Gas
  • Mining, Metals, and Minerals
  • Paints, Coatings and Adhesives
  • Plastics, Pulp and Paper (including Agri-Chemicals)
  • Power and Utilities (including Renewable, Bio-Fuel and Bio-Chemicals, and Clean-Tech Energy)
Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly

Managing Director and Practice Leader, Energy and Industrial

With more than 30 years in executive search, Kevin Kelly is a Managing Director in our Atlanta office and leads the firm’s Industrial and Energy practices. He conducts CEO, Division President and functional leadership searches in operations, sales, marketing, finance and others for clients in the energy and general industrial sectors. Kevin is an active member of the firm’s Board practice and also works with private equity firms and their portfolio companies.  His clients include electric and gas utilities, midstream oil & gas companies, renewable energy concerns and service providers to the industry.

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