Special Advisory Board Member, Energy
John Hofmeister is the President (ret.) of Shell Oil Company. Today he serves as Wrigley Scholar/Executive in Residence in the Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University, Chairman of Citizens for Affordable Energy, and Member of The United States Energy Security Council.
Energy Strategic Advisory
- BA, Political Science, Kansas State University
- MA, Political Science, Kansas State University
- In May 2010 he was awarded an honorary doctorate of letters from the University of Houston and from Kansas State University in 2014.
- Hofmeister serves as a Wrigley Scholar/Executive in Residence in the Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University. He is also a Lecturer at the University of Houston and at Kansas State University
- John Hofmeister is a business leader who has held senior executive leadership positions in General Electric, Nortel and AlliedSignal (now Honeywell International).
- Upon retirement as President of Shell Oil Company in 2008, Mr. Hofmeister founded and heads the not-for-profit membership association, Citizens for Affordable Energy.
- Hofmeister served as the Chairman of the National Urban League, and remains on the board. He also served on the board and as the Chairman of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee. He serves as non-executive Director of Applus+ Services, Barcelona; and Ioneer Ltd, Sydney.
- Hofmeister is a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources. He also is a past Chairman and serves as a Director Emeritus of the Greater Houston Partnership. He is the author of Why We Hate the Oil Companies: Straight Talk from an Energy Insider (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).