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Leadership in the Digital Age -- Interview with Greta Lydecker
Recorded On: 09/26/2018
Leadership is always important in any strategic program, but is the leadership challenge in a digital world any different that in safety or operational excellence programs? To ensure global viewpoints and perspectives are considered, these interviews will feature top industry leaders who are developing and adopting digital solutions.
Tune in to this 30-minute interview to gain insight into this industry expert’s personal views and professional experiences on how leadership challenges are similar yet different, in the world of digital transformation.
Interview with: Greta Lydecker, Managing Director, Chevron Upstream Europe
Interviewed by: Jim Crompton, Reflections Data Consulting / CO School of Mines
Managing Director, Chevron Upstream Europe
Greta currently serves as Managing Director of Chevron Upstream Europe’s (CUE) Business Unit (BU). Headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland, CUE manages exploration and production in the UK, Norway, Denmark and Greenland.
Greta earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Allegheny College and a Master of Science degree, in Geophysics from Boston College. She began her career with Chevron in 1982.
Prior to joining CUE, Greta served as Vice President of the San Joaquin Valley BU, responsible for Chevron’s oil and gas production in California with core operations in eight field locations.
Greta has previously held the position of President of Chevron Environmental Management Company (EMC). EMC provides environmental liability management and decommissioning services for Chevron in over 50 countries around the world. Projects include well, offshore platform and pipeline decommissioning and abandonment, site remediation and cleanup for refineries, service stations and terminals. Over her career, Greta also held a variety of technical positions and roles in Gas Marketing, Corporate Planning and Finance, Asset Development, Drilling and Operations. Greta served on Chevron’s Capital Stewardship Organisational Capability Design Team, and in her role as General Manager of Operational Excellence (OE) for Chevron Corporation, guided the overall strategic direction of OE including the implementation of the company’s OE management system.
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