Executive, Strategy and Growth Initiatives, Baker Hughes
Nigel has over 25 years of global energy industry experience in technology, project development and operations with major international energy companies. He is an industry leader in the Energy Transition, Decarbonization and Carbon Management, and an expert in Carbon Capture, Use and Storage (CCUS). Nigel has participated in and lead public-private partnership technology programs, policy and regulatory development organizations, and capability building efforts in low carbon energy. This includes roles such as the chair of the CO2 Capture Project, chair of the North American CCS Association, peer-reviewer for International Energy Agency reports, and Alternate Chair to the National Petroleum Council CCUS Study Coordinating Subcommittee.
At Baker Hughes, Nigel guides the company’s strategy and growth initiatives to advance new frontiers for energy that will position the company to help meet global energy demand by offering lower carbon solutions across industries. Nigel is Baker Hughes’ board member for Ekona Power, a methane pyrolysis technology to produce low carbon hydrogen, and also board member for the Long Duration Energy Storage Council, a collaboration between technology providers, energy users and investors to underpin deeper and broader use of renewable power.
Nigel graduated from Imperial College, London with a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering, and from The University of Leeds, UK with a Bachelor’s degree with honors in Mining Engineering. Nigel now lives in Houston, Texas with his wife and 2 children.