Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer
David Heikkinen serves as Chief Executive Officer of both Heikkinen Energy Advisors and its wholly owned broker/dealer, Heikkinen Energy Securities LLC. Prior to founding the Firm in December 2012, he served as Global Head of E&P Research at Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co and led the E&P Research team at Capital One Southcoast. He gained industry experience at Shell where he served in various operations and engineering roles focused in the Gulf of Mexico. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology (formerly University of Missouri – Rolla) and an MBA from Tulane University. He holds the Series 7, 24, 63, 86, and 87 licenses.