Advisory Board

Clark Smith's Biography

Mr. Clark C. Smith was named Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Buckeye Partners, L.P. in August 2014.  He also served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2012 to 2014, and President and Chief Operating Officer of Buckeye Partners 2009 to 2012.  He has been with Buckeye since 2007 when he joined the Board of Directors.

Mr. Smith served as President of El Paso Merchant Energy North America from 2000 to 2003. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Engage Energy L.L.C. from 1997 to 2000.  He served as President of Coastal Gas Marketing Company from 1988 to 1997.  He held several positions with Enron Corporation including Executive Vice President of Transwestern Pipeline Company from 1985 to 1988.

Mr. Smith is a Member of the Advisory Boards of Haddington Ventures, L.L.C. and First Tennessee Bank of Houston.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of Oil Pipelines.  Mr. Smith was recently appointed by the Secretary of Energy to the National Petroleum Council.

Mr. Smith received both a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from The University of Texas in Austin.