Ajay Jegadeesan has served as a Director of Battalion Oil since May 2023 and currently serves as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance and the Reserves Committee. Mr. Jegadeesan is a Senior Advisor within the Global Opportunities fund at Oaktree Capital where he is responsible for managing investments in the energy sector across capital structures. Prior to joining Oaktree in 2018, Mr. Jegadeesan worked in various engineering, leadership, exploration, asset development, and operational roles at W.D. Von Gonten and Company, a boutique engineering advisory firm, where he led the due diligence and asset valuations for financial institutions and E&P companies culminating in deployment of over 20+ billion dollars in capital from 2011-2018 and Nutech Energy Alliance, and Schlumberger Technology Corporation. Mr. Jegadeesan holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Oklahoma State University and a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Houston. Mr. Jegadeesan also currently serves as a Director on the Board of Sierra Energy Holdings and PureWest Energy.