Since 2016, Ken Hersh has served as President and CEO of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, a non-partisan institution which houses the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and the George W. Bush Institute. In 1988, he co-founded NGP Energy Capital Management, one of the largest natural resources private equity firms in the world with over $20 billion of total committed capital. Until 2016, he served as CEO of the firm. From 1988 through 2015, under his leadership, NGP invested over $12 billion and achieved returns making it one of the nation’s leading private equity firms. Additionally, Ken currently serves as Senior Advisor to The Carlyle Group’s natural resources division. He is on the Hoover Institute’s Board of Overseers, the Harvard Kennedy School Dean’s Council and, among other corporate and civic organizations, sits on the board of the Texas Rangers Baseball Club.