John is the Global Energy & Chemicals leader across all businesses, including consulting, risk and financial advisory, audit, and tax services for Deloitte Global. John develops and executes on the sector’s overall strategic direction and go-to-market strategy leading 15,000 person team across multiple geographies. He has led successful projects and relationships at some of the largest energy companies in the world more than his 30 years career. Prior to taking over his global industry leadership role, John led the US Energy & Chemicals practice as well as the US Energy Resources & Industrials practice. He previously led the energy trading and risk management practice for Deloitte. He started his career in audit and brings the added perspective of having led the audits of many large energy companies. John is a frequent speaker on energy industry issues, as well as energy trading and risk management having been interviewed by several tier one media outlets and has appeared before boards, audit committees, and industry groups. John serves on the National Petroleum Council and served on the Board of Directors for the Southeast Texas chapter of the Alzheimer's Association for 6 years and now co-chairs the Houston Alzheimer’s Walk. He also serves on the board of Career Spring, a not-for-profit dedicated to helping first generation college students, and the Houston Chapter of the World Affairs Council. A graduate of Stephen F. Austin University where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, John is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas.