Omar Khayum is the CEO of Annova LNG, a 6.0 MTPA LNG export development project in Texas. He is responsible for all aspects of Annova LNG, including project development, offtake origination and financing.
Most recently, Khayum led origination for Constellation’s natural gas and LNG businesses, including structured origination for Constellation’s natural gas trading business, which is one of the top ten marketers of natural gas in the United States.
Previously, Khayum led commercial activities for the Generation Development function at Constellation parent company Exelon, the nation’s leading provider of carbon-free energy. In that role, he led the development, financing and construction of over $3 billion of new power generation assets, including natural gas, wind, solar and battery storage representing over 2.5 GW of power capacity spanning the continental United States. He has also worked on the establishment of Exelon’s business interests in the UK and Japan, including the origination and execution of nuclear advisory services to international nuclear power stations. Khayum also held roles in Corporate Strategy and Corporate Finance at Exelon during his nine-year tenure at the company.
Khayum holds an MBA in Economics, Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago and a BS in Computer Science from Purdue University.