During his career, Mr. Burk’s clients have included independent exploration and production (E&P) companies, midstream companies, oilfield services companies, refiners, private equity firms, major international oil companies and state-owned oil companies.
With more than 40 years of energy industry experience, Mr. Burk advises senior executives and boards of energy companies on a broad range of issues, including strategy, governance, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, risk management, accounting and financial reporting, internal controls and compliance, performance improvement, as well as succession planning.
Before joining Alvarez & Marsal in 2009, he was an Executive Search Consultant with Spencer Stuart, a global executive search firm. Prior to joining Spencer Stuart in 2005, Victor was in public accounting for 33 years. He was Managing Partner of the global oil and gas practices for Arthur Andersen for 12 years (1990-2002) and Deloitte & Touche for three years (2002-2005).
Mr. Burk is a member of the board of directors of PAA GP Holdings, general partner of Plains All American Pipeline and Plains GP Holdings (NYSE: PAA and PAGP), as well as a member of the Sam Houston Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He is a past board member of EV Management LLC, general partner of EV Energy Partners (NASDAQ: EVEP), the Houston Producers Forum and Independent Petroleum Association of America (Southeast Texas region).
Mr. Burk graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting.