Carolyn Benton Aiman

Carolyn Benton Aiman

Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance and Risk Officer

Carolyn Benton Aiman is Senior Vice President & Chief Compliance and Risk Officer for Sempra Infrastructure, leading our company's compliance and enterprise risk management efforts. She has led the legal and compliance functions of Sempra Infrastructure since its inception in 2021, serving as Chief Compliance Officer since 2023. Before that she was Vice President and General Counsel for Sempra Infrastructure and Sempra LNG.

Benton Aiman has more than 20 years of in-house legal and private law firm experience. She has worked in energy for most of her career and has supported different lines of business across the energy value chain. Benton Aiman has successfully delivered capital projects and global supply chain for an international company, supporting key capital projects in LNG, deepwater and downstream business lines.

Benton Aiman also supported various business lines during her career, such as renewable energy, wind, alternative fuels, manufacturing & commercial, and regulatory & employment law matters. Prior to providing business legal support, Benton Aiman was a litigator and trial attorney managing matters from pre-litigation to full disputes.

In addition, Benton Aiman has been a champion of inclusion and supportive of diversity in the energy sector and the legal profession. She has also served as executive sponsor of employee resource groups focused on women and related key initiatives. During her career, she has been named to the Top 50 Women in Law 2019 by the National Diversity Council and named Houston Magazine’s Woman of Influence in 2017; Houston Business Journal's 2022 Women Who Mean Business: Outstanding Business Leader in Energy; and 2022 Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce Role Model. She was recently named a Wonderful Woman by the Lawyers of Color Association and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Corporate Counsel Association and Texas Law Book. Benton Aiman was also featured on the cover of the MCCA magazine, featuring diversity initiatives she led while chairing a large legal department’s D&I initiatives for an international energy company.