James Goerig

James Goerig

Vice President, Risk Control

James Goerig is vice president, Risk Control, for Southern Company Gas’ commercial businesses, which encompasses the gas marketing services, wholesale services and gas midstream, operations segments of the business. His duties include the management and oversight of market risk control, credit, contracts, administration and policy compliance activities. He also is responsible for market risk analytics, portfolio performance monitoring and trade capture validation and confirmation. 

Prior to his current role, Goerig was vice president, Structured Risk Control and Credit, where his duties included management and oversight of wholesale credit services, product development and performance measurement of structured transactions. He leveraged technology platforms and supported enhanced performance reporting for Sequent Energy Management's wholesale trading segment. 

Before joining Sequent Energy Management, Goerig was senior director for Duke Energy Corporation, where he focused on policy enforcement, risk metric development and performance reporting for the trading and marketing segments. He also held various accounting positions overseeing derivative and financial trading activities and physical settlement and actualization programs. 

Goerig earned his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and his juris doctor from the University of Houston Law Center.