Speaker's Biography:

Rhonda Zygocki
Executive Vice President, Policy and Planning, Chevron

Rhonda Zygocki is executive vice president of policy and planning for Chevron Corporation, a position she has held since 2011. She is responsible for strategic planning; policy, government and public affairs; and health, environment and safety. Zygocki began her career as petroleum engineer with Chevron Canada Resources in Calgary, where she became general manager for strategic business services in 1993. She played a key role in the design and implementation of the company's Operational Excellence Management System. She was advisor to the chairman of the board and subsequently responsible for oversight of the Chevron-Texaco merger integration planning office through mid-2001. Zygocki serves on the boards of directors of the United States Energy Association and GBCHealth; the board of trustees of the San Francisco Ballet; and the advisory board of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Canada Institute. Zygocki graduated in 1980 from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering.

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