Last updated on: 4/4/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

John D. Hofmeister, MA Biography

Title:
Founder and CEO of Citizens for Affordable Energy and Former President of Shell Oil Company
Position:
Con to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
Reasoning:

“[W]e are convinced that conventional oil and gas must be part of the solution in the short term, in the medium term, and in the long term.”

“A National Dialogue on Energy Security: The Shell Final Report,” www.shell.us, Feb. 14, 2008

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Board Member, Fuel Freedom Foundation
  • Founder and CEO, Citizens for Affordable Energy
  • Former Chairman, National Urban League
  • Member, US Department of Energy Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee
  • Board member, American Petroleum Institute
  • Board member, Foreign Policy Association
  • Board member, United States Energy Association
  • Board member, National Association of Mnaufacturers
  • Fellow, National Academy of Human Resources
  • Chariman, Greater Houston Partnership, 2007
  • Former President, Shell Oil Company
  • Former Vice-President, International Human Resources, Allied Signal Inc.
  • Former Vice-President, Human Resources, Northern Telecom Inc.
  • Former General Manager, Motor Relatiions Operations, General Electric
Education:
  • MA, Political Science, Kansas State University
  • BA, Political Science, Kansas State University
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Should the US Immediately Phase out Fossil Fuels?