Advisory Board

The EGI Advisory Board exists exclusively to advise on the research and educational programs at the Energy & Geoscience Institute. The Board’s function is also to provide advice on current and future research directions, review financial soundness, and provide insights for educational and support related activities as requested by EGI and the University of Utah.

Executive Committee

Jonathan Craig
EGI Chairman
Senior VP – Exploration
ENI S.p.A

Nick Maden
EGI Vice Chairman
Senior VP Exploration International South
Equinor (Statoil)

Greg Hebertson
EGI Executive Secretary
VP – Global Exploration
Murphy Oil

Current Advisory Board Members

Don Bagley
Vice President, Business Development
ExxonMobil

Jonathan Peachey
VP – Exploration Portfolio & New Business
Shell Upstream

Richard Lunam
President, Exploration & Other International
ConocoPhillips

Ken Saunders
VP – Exploration
Suncor

Bill Ovenden
Vice President Exploration
Santos

Neville Henry
President
Siena Energy

Neil Piggott
Vice President-Exploration, Strategy
Hess

Kevin McLachlan
Senior VP – Exploration
Total

Eric Hathon
Exploration Director
Carin Energy

David W. Pershing
Distinguished Professor Chemical Engineering
President Emeritus
University of Utah

Angus McCoss
Exploration Director
Tullow Oil

2019 Advisory Board Nominees

Elizabeth Schwarze
Vice President Global Exploration
Chevron

Mason Dykstra
Directory of Geoscience Technology
Anadarko

Emeritus Advisory Board Nominees

Steven Bell, Chairman Emeritus
Energy Advisor
Warburg Pincus

Robert Ryan, Vice Chairman Emeritus
Former VP, Global Exploration
Chevron Corp.

Garry Woodhouse, Exec. Secretary Emeritus
Former VP, International Exploration
Occidental Oil and Gas Corp.