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

Steven R. Bell
EGI Chairman
CEO
Casa Exploration

Robert N. Ryan Jr.
EGI Vice Chairman
VP Global Exploration
Chevron Corporation

Garry Woodhouse
EGI Executive Secretary
Former VP International
Exploration & Geoscience
Occidental Oil & Gas

Current Advisory Board Members

John Ardill
VP – Business Development
ExxonMobil

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

Bob Daniels
Executive VP – International & Deepwater Exploration
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Bernd Leonhardt
Head of Technology, Innovation & Research
Wintershall

Phil Loader
Executive VP Global Exploration
Woodside

Nick Maden
Senior VP
International Exploration
Statoil

Angus McCoss
Exploration Director
Tullow Oil Plc.

Kevin McLachlan
Senior VP – Exploration
Total

Bill Ovenden
Vice President Exploration
Santos

David W. Pershing
President
University of Utah

Wieslaw Prugar
President & CEO
Orlen Upstream

Fall 2016 Nominee

James Parr
VP – International New Ventures
& Gulf of Mexico
Apache Corporation

2017 Advisory Board Nominees

Greg Hebertson
VP – Western Hemisphere
Exploration & New Ventures
Murphy Oil

Jonathan Peachey
VP – Exploration Portfolio
& New Business
Shell Upstream

Ken Saunders
VP – Exploration
Suncor