Mitch Price, Global Security Specialist

MItch is an inspirational leader whose passion for developing and implementing enterprise transformation has been recognized and sought after. He has been respected for challenging norms through innovative strategic initiatives, building trusted relationships, operationalizing the plan, and accelerating business outcomes and global workforce engagement for over a decade. Business acumen and functional expertise in security and cyber risk management in the energy sector have enabled a unique and forward-looking view of broader business implications. Mitch engages executive teams to proactively assess and identify enterprise risks. This ensures a differentiated value proposition that maximizes shareholder equity and organization success and adds a unique global dynamic to board room deliberations. He is a gifted advisor to board and c-suite leadership teams who value rapid evolution, profitable growth, and meaningful change to become or remain industry leaders.


Physical and Cyber Security Committee for the International Gas Association of America Houston, TX 2020 – 2023

Executive Private Sector Advisor to the natural gas energy sector on physical and cyber security risk and mitigation?? ?

Oil and Natural Gas Sub-Sector Coordinating CouncilVice-Chairman, Houston, TX????????? 2022 – 2023

Executive Private Sector Advisor to U.S. Government Agencies responsible for Cyber-Security enforcement and regulations


Board of Directors, Energy Security Council – Member 2015 – 2019

Board of Directors, Energy Security CouncilChairman 2019 – 2022

Board of Directors, U.S Secret Service Special Operators Association (Non-profit)Board member & Regional Director 2022 – 2023


Sought after to transform, professionalize, and guide c-suite and board leadership through significant business change:

Cheniere Energy: selected as the initial executive to institute the enterprise crisis management program and lead the physical and cyber security risk mitigation implementation in support of Cheniere becoming a worldwide supplier of Liquid Natural Gas (LNG). A subject matter expert in marine security

Murphy Oil: selected to design, implement and manage the organizational physical security risk mitigation process for a global supplier of oil and gas

U.S. Secret Service: selected to lead the first permanent diplomatic presence of the organization on the African continent

U.S Secret Service: selected to manage a classified and highly sensitive Joint Terrorism Task Force in the Middle East

Governance advisor to Cheniere corporate board: Invited as a standing attendee in boardroom for deliberations with specific focus on crisis management and physical/cyber security risk assessment and mitigation

VP, CSRO | OFFICER, Cheniere Energy, Inc, (NYSE American: LNG), Houston, TX??? ????2015 – 2023

A global $60B liquid natural gas company. Responsible for team of 170.

Handpicked to lead Cheniere’s strategic aspiration to successfully transform into a leading LNG producer worldwide

Developed multi-faceted engagement strategies, requisite physical security and cyber security programs and practices, and established a robust crisis management program, insider risk program, succession planning and talent management and department support of DEI programs

Championed initiatives for multiple functions to scale security and cyber security operations in support of the worldwide entity – regulatory, IT, compliance, safety, ESG, crisis response, government affairs and internal communications

Supported the enterprise pandemic recovery responses to COVID and co-led the response to natural weather disasters (e.g., hurricanes)

Global Security Manager, Murphy Oil, Inc, (NYSE American: MUR), Houston, TX 2011 – 2015

A global $7.5B oil and gas company. Responsible for team of 100.

Selected to establish the first enterprise security department within Murphy Oil.

Implemented a comprehensive global security presence in high-risk locations in West Africa and Iraq, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Gulf of Mexico and South Texas.

Developed multi-faceted engagement strategies, requisite physical security programs and practices and talent management.

Championed initiatives for multiple functions to scale security in support of the worldwide entity – compliance, safety, crisis response and internal communications.

Supervisory Special Agent, Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security

An aviation security subject matter expert and Agent in Charge of all aviation security training in-service training for the Atlanta Regional office which encompassed a multi-state area.

Managed in-service training for the hundreds of federal air marshals and aviation security officers in one of the largest regional field offices within the Federal Air Marshal Service. 

Selected as the Regional Public Affairs Officer representing the Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Office of Law Enforcement. Duties included developing and maintaining relationships with national and local media and preparing media releases and public affairs talking points. 

Special Agent in Charge and Country Attaché, United States Secret Service, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Progressed through the ranks of the Secret Service and DHS over a career spanning 28 years

Served as a Special Agent including assignments encompassing the entire spectrum of investigative, protective and intelligence operations, management and administration. Major operational positions included the following:

Supervisory Special Agent, Presidential Protective Division, The White House

Regional Agent in Charge – Sub-Sahara Africa, Pretoria, South Africa

Assistant Country Attaché, Regional Responsibility – Middle East, the Balkans and Sub-Sahara Africa, Rome, Italy

Special Agent Instructor, Training Division, Washington D.C.

Special Operator – Counter-Assault, Protective Operations Division, Washington D.C.

Financial PlannerSeries 7 certification, Titan Capital Corporation

Infantry Captain, United States Marine Corps

Distinguished Service Award from President of the United States George W. Bush, for the supervision of uniformed officers and special agents and decisive actions taken as the White House Joint Operations Center Supervisor on September 11, 2001

Recipient of Letter of Appreciation from White House Chief of Staff, Andrew Card for service to the Presidential Protective Division

Recipient of the Director of the Secret Service Special Act Award for supervision of a highly sensitive Joint Terrorism Task Force

Recipient of multiple other awards from the Secretary of Treasury and the Director of the Secret Service

Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude: Eastern Kentucky University

Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management: Understanding Security as a Business Asset

United States Secret Service and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center: multiple certifications

United States Marine Corps: Infantry Officer School