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Andrew Gould Receives Platinum Award at EWTC 2024 Annual Meeting

The Energy Workforce & Technology Council (EWTC) will honor Andrew Gould’s industry legacy with the Platinum Award on Thursday, April 25, 2024, during the 2024 Annual Meeting. This award, the highest honor bestowed by EWTC, is a testament to Gould’s exceptional contributions and influence in the energy industry.

Decades of Visionary Leadership and Dedication

Throughout his extensive 37-year career in the energy sector, Andrew Gould has made a profound impact on the industry. He has led some of the world’s most influential energy companies, leaving a lasting mark through his strategic insight, innovation, and unwavering commitment to excellence. Gould’s leadership has shaped the companies he has served and the global energy landscape.

Diverse and Impactful Career Achievements

Today, Gould serves on Saudi Aramco’s Board of Directors, as a partner of CSL Capital Management, a private equity firm that specializes in energy services, and as chairman of Kayrros Advisory Board, an advanced data analytics company.

Gould’s career journey has been marked by a series of pivotal roles, including:

  • Chairman of British Gas until its $55 billion sale to Shell in 2016
  • Chairman, Chairman and CEO, COO, and Treasurer of Schlumberger
  • Executive Vice President of Oilfield Services at Schlumberger
  • President of Schlumberger Wireline and Testing
  • President of Sedco Forex
  • Member of the Board of Directors of BG Group PLC
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Schlumberger Limited
  • Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Rio Tinto PLC and Rio Tinto Limited

Commitment to Innovation, Sustainability, and Mentorship

Gould’s dedication to innovation and sustainability has propelled him to the forefront of efforts to address the energy sector’s pressing challenges. He has driven positive change within his organizations and inspired others to embrace innovation and sustainability as core principles.

Furthermore, Gould’s leadership extends beyond the boardroom. He is deeply committed to nurturing the next generation of energy leaders. Through his mentorship and advocacy, he has paved the way for countless individuals to succeed and thrive in the industry.

Accolades and Recognitions

Gould’s exceptional contributions have been recognized through numerous accolades, including:

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Previous service on the United Kingdom Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology
  • Vice-chairman of technology for the United States National Petroleum Council’s 2007 report “Facing the Hard Truths about Energy”
  • Recipient of the Charles F Rand Memorial Gold Medal from the Society of Petroleum Engineers in 2014

The Energy Workforce & Technology Council is proud to present Andrew Gould with the Platinum Award, honoring his remarkable achievements and enduring legacy in the energy industry.

Karina Erickson, Communications Director, writes about the Energy Workforce & Technology Council. Click here to subscribe to the Energy Workforce newsletter, which highlights sector-specific issues, best practices, activities and more.


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