Peter Robertson

Chairman, Board of Trustees,
World Affairs Council of Northern California

Peter Robertson was vice chairman of the Board for 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 direction of Chevron’s worldwide exploration and production and global gas businesses, corporate strategic planning and corporate policy, government and public affairs. He is a senior independent advisor at Deloitte LLP, a non-executive director of Jacobs Engineering Group and Sasol Limited and an advisory director of Campbell-Lutyens.

He is co-chairman of the US Saudi Arabian Business Council, chairman of the World Affairs Council of Northern California and a member of the International House Board at UC Berkeley. He 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.