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Melody Meyer

Melody Meyer  - Independent non-executive director

Independent non-executive director


17 May 2017 


Board and committee activities:

Chair of the safety and sustainability and member of the remuneration committee


Outside interests:

President of Melody Meyer Energy LLC

Director of the National Bureau of Asian Research

Trustee of Trinity University

Non-executive director of AbbVie Inc.

Non-executive director of NOV, Inc.




Career summary

Melody Meyer started her career in 1979 with Gulf Oil which later merged with Chevron Corporation, where she remained until her retirement in 2016. During her career with Chevron, Melody held several key leadership roles in global exploration and production, working on a number of international projects and operational assignments. Melody was the executive sponsor of the Chevron Women’s Network and continues as a mentor and advocate for the advancement of women in the industry.


Melody is a C200 member, and has received several awards and accolades throughout her career including being recognized as a 2009 Trinity Distinguished Alumni, with the BioHouston Women in Science Award by Hart Energy as an Influential Woman in Energy in 2018, by Women Inc as 2018 Most Influential Corporate Board Directors, and Outstanding Director by 2020 Women on Boards.


She serves on McKinsey Women in Energy Advisory Board and co-leads Women Corporate Directors in Houston.


Skills and experience

Melody brings a world-class operational perspective to the board, with a deep understanding of the factors influencing safe, efficient and commercially high-performing projects in a global organization.


Her long and illustrious career in the oil and gas industry is predicated on a dedication to excellence, safety and performance improvements. She has expertise in the execution of major capital projects, technology, R&D, creation of businesses in new countries, strategic and business planning, merger integration and safe and reliable operations.