Matt Thompson joined Strategies 360 as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs after almost 25 years representing energy companies and trade associations at the state and federal levels in New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma. Thompson serves New Mexico clients advocating for their interests with elected officials, regulatory bodies, and policy leaders. His goal is to find collaborative solutions that protect businesses social license to operate profitably and improve the quality of life in local communities and the state.
Valued as an energy industry policy expert and long-term relationship builder, Thompson works with clients on large-scale projects that require a nuanced understanding of the energy industry and its relationship within communities. In his time as an advocate with energy companies across the South and Southwest, Thompson’s government relations efforts have assisted in the successful development of pragmatic energy policies that highlight the importance of the industry to the economy, protection of the environment, individuals’ quality of life, and the health of communities.
Originally from Oklahoma, and a proud University of Oklahoma graduate, Thompson is fortunate to now reside in New Mexico and works throughout the Permian Basin. He loves to travel to new cities to try new restaurants, see concerts and attend ballgames.