Board of Directors
Steven J. Kean
Steven J. Kean is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Kinder Morgan, Inc. Mr. Kean is Director and Chief Executive Officer of KMI. He has served as a director of KMI or its predecessors since May 2007 and has served as Chief Executive Officer since June 2015, and also served as President from March 2013 to April 2018.
He also served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Kinder Morgan Canada Limited ("KML") from April 2017 until its sale in December 2019. Mr. Kean has served in various management roles for the Kinder Morgan companies since 2002 and in senior executive roles since 2006. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of KMI and its predecessors from 2006 until March 2013, when he was named President and Chief Operating Officer, and served in that capacity until he assumed the CEO role in June 2015. Mr. Kean also served as President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of KMR from March 2013 to November 2014, and of KMGP from March 2013 to June 2015, when he was named President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of KMGP. He served as Director, President and Chief Operating Officer of the general partner of EPB from March 2013 until January 2015.
Mr. Kean received his Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa in May 1985 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Iowa State University in May 1982. Mr. Kean's experience as one of our executives since 2002 provides him valuable management and operational expertise and a thorough understanding of our business operations and strategy.