Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Neal Shah is the company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, a position to which he was appointed in January 2021. Shah oversees Pioneer accounting, corporate finance, treasury, tax and investor relations functions, and he communicates Pioneer strategies, business plans and performance to the investment community.
Shah joined Pioneer Natural Resources in 2017 as Vice President, Investor Relations, a position he held until December 2020, and he became a parent company officer in January 2019.
Shah came to Pioneer with a strong financial and equity research background. Most recently, he worked at Thrivent Asset Management and Nuveen Asset Management where he was responsible for energy sector stock selection. Previously, he held various financial analyst positions at Piper Jaffray & Company, RBC Capital Markets and Goldman Sachs & Company.
Shah earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Louisiana State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he was a Siebel Scholar and a recipient of the Irwin J. Biederman Leadership award.