About Peter J. Robertson
Mr. Peter Robertson, age 69, was Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Chevron Corporation, one of the world’s largest energy companies, for seven years until April 1, 2009. He joined Chevron in 1973 and over his 36 year career he had a wide variety of responsibilities; including the leadership of Chevron’s worldwide exploration and production and global gas businesses, corporate strategic planning and corporate policy, government and public affairs.
Mr. Robertson is a non- executive director of Jacobs Engineering Group and Sasol Limited, and has private equity related advisory roles with Campbell Lutyens in London and Siguler Guff in New York. He is co-chairman of the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council, chairman of the World Affairs Council of Northern California and a member of the International House board at Berkeley. He has served on the Boards of Dynegy Inc, Universal Pegasus and Caltex Petroleum and is a past chairman of the US Energy Association.
A native of Edinburgh, Scotland, he holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Edinburgh University and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, where he was a Thouron Scholar.