Will Hickey

Will Hickey has served as co-chief executive officer and a director of Permian Resources since September 2022. Prior to that, in 2015, he co-founded Colgate Energy with James Walter and served as Colgate’s president, co-CEO and a member of Colgate’s Board of Managers. Before the formation of Colgate, Will worked for the energy private equity firm EnCap Investments where he evaluated and monitored investments across the oil and gas space with a focus on the Permian Basin. Previously, Will worked for Pioneer Natural Resources where he rotated through numerous engineering positions including chief of staff to the chief operating officer.

Will HickeyWill received his Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2009. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.