Rob is the Manager of Trading for United Energy Trading. Rob is responsible for trading around and optimizing United Energy Trading’s assets for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Rob also manages United Energy Trading’s Northwest Pipeline, GTN and Westcoast Pipeline transportation portfolio. Rob has been in the natural gas business since 1997 primarily as a gas trader, but has held roles in areas of accounting and pipeline logistics. Rob started his career in natural gas with Associated Natural Gas in Salt Lake City, Utah, which later became Duke Energy. He was relocated to Houston where he was tasked with managing all Western U.S. gas trading and optimization at Duke Energy, until moving back to Utah in 2005 to take a trading position with Wasatch Energy (now IGI/BP). Rob was one of the founding partners of the Utah office for Iberdrola, managing the trading and optimization desk from 2007 to 2014. Rob is a graduate of the University of Utah. When Rob isn't working you can find him hiking somewhere in the Wasatch Mountains with his wife and four children, or reading the latest science fiction book.