What Oil & Gas talent leaders say about the sister event of LEAP TA: Oil & Gas

Adam Lomas

"It felt as if for the first time we were discussing openly issues which had been difficult to talk about previously, but because of the format of LEAP HR: Oil & Gas, it suddenly became easier. We moved from ‘mission impossible’ to ‘mission possible’."

Adam Lomas, former Global Head of Learning, Shell

Ellen Chin

"I am always very skeptical of these things, so only go them very infrequently. But LEAP HR: Oil & Gas exceeded my
expectations. I had a blast, and would definitely come again."

Ellen Chin, Chief Human Resources Officer, Weatherford

Jennifer Koury

"Demographic and technological changes will disrupt what works get done in the future. LEAP HR: Oil & Gas offers a vital chance to consider what needs to change when the workforce becomes ‘liquid’."

Jennifer Koury, Vice President Human Resources – Petroleum, BHP Billiton


"If you attend only one HR conference all year, make it this one. Where others might spend time thinking about how they can make more money, this team spends time thinking about how they can add more value to you."

Don Shoultz, Former Head of R&D, BP

Corinna Carbone

"LEAP HR: Oil & Gas was the most refreshing and inspirational event ever. My team returned to the office with new ideas and feeling energized to be part of a wider community and ready-made support network of HR Oil & Gas leaders. All of this will have a huge positive impact on our business."

Corinna Carbone, Vice President Human Resources, Organization & Services, Eni Petroleum

Aaron Sobel

"We need to encourage our businesses to think differently about how to build progressive people strategies even when times are tough. LEAP HR: Oil & Gas gives us valuable ammunition to help us make that case."

Aaron Sobel, Chief Human Resources Officer, Diamond Offshore


“If we do what we’ve always done, we’ll get what we’ve always got. It’s time to rethink, reimagine and reinvent how we do HR in Oil & Gas, and LEAP HR: Oil & Gas is the perfect place to do just that.”

Harry Elsinga, Chief Human Resources Officer, GE Oil & Gas


"The varsity team of the energy industry is in this room every year. The who’s who of the people you need to know at the best upstream, midstream, downstream, service companies. You get five days worth of conference in two days.”

Jeff Gill, Chief Talent Officer, Sasol


"This was a remarkable event: it was genuinely energizing to hear how my peers are transforming HR in their companies.”

Murali Kuppuswamy, (until recently) Chief Human Resources Officer, Baker Hughes


"What a great meeting of minds. This was the most inclusive human capital meeting I’ve ever attended. Full of value, not just to me, but to the entire Oil & Gas industry. 10 out of 10.”

Tracy Gray, Global Workforce Planning & Sourcing Leader, Halliburton


“10+ out of 10. An inspiring, worthwhile and engaging event – the benchmark against which all other conferences can be measured. A truly outstanding learning and networking experience”

Meta Rousseau, Director Training & Leadership Development, Blackhawk Speciality Tools


“10+ out of 10. Simply the best event for Human Capital leaders in the O&G industry. The most vibrant discussions with the most influential leaders on the most relevant human capital issues facing oil and gas that I have witnessed.”

Fred Stawitz, Award-Winning Educator & Leadership Development Specialist, Kinder Morgan


“I enjoyed myself greatly, the forum was excellent. The most value-added conference experience I have had away from the office.”

Daniel Alman, Director, Early Career Development, NOV


“10 out of 10. The best investment in time I have made in the last two years. We have accelerated the thinking and development of our work by several months and the value is in the tens of thousands. I can’t recommend this enough”

Robin Lilley, Head of Global Capability, Leadership Development and Learning, BP


“If you attend only one HR conference all year, make it this one. Where others might spend time thinking about how they can make more money, this team spends time thinking about how they can add more value to you”

Don Shoultz, Former Head of L&D, BP


“I loved the calibre of the attendees (not always the case at Houston O&G conferences), the variety of presentations with the companies represented was very good”

Denise Mannix, Global Head of Organizational Development and HR, Supply Chain, Weatherford


“It’s vital that we continue to look for new ideas on how HR can innovate outside the industry to help us continue to challenge traditional thinking in Oil & Gas. This is a valuable chance to do that.”

Tamara Bray, Chief Human Resources Officer, DCP Midstream


“It’s easy to be pessimistic given what we have been through in Oil & Gas in recent years; but our collective resilience, the arrival of automation and new technology and other advancements point towards an undeniably brighter future. To take advantage, though, we have to change, too – and that means continually challenging traditional thinking, constantly striving for improvement and always being open to new ideas and opportunities. LEAP HR Oil & Gas is a perfect environment for us all to do just that.”

Bob Newhouse, former Chief Talent Officer,Noble Corporation