John is the Chief Compliance Officer for Noble Energy, Inc. (”Noble Energy”). In his role, he oversees all aspects of Noble Energy’s ethics and compliance program globally, and is responsible for implementation and management of the company’s ethics and compliance policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure the company’s employees understand and adhere to Noble Energy’s Code of Conduct, and legal and regulatory requirements.
John has legal experience in both private and in-house practice, and working for the U.S. government. Prior to joining Noble Energy, he was Director, Ethics & Legal Compliance with Baker Hughes Inc., a Fortune 300 provider of oil field products and services to the worldwide oil and gas industry. He previously also worked as Deputy Compliance Officer & Counsel–Litigation with St. Louis-based Charter Communications, Inc. Before that in private practice, he worked with Bryan Cave LLP, an international law firm headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri with over 1,100 lawyers worldwide. John’s governmental experience includes service as a Special Assistant United States Attorney during 1999-2000 with the office of the Special Counsel John C. Danforth to investigate the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) role in the 1993 siege and subsequent raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas.
John earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from California State University at Long Beach, and a law degree from St. Louis University, and is member of the Missouri Bar. He is a frequent speaker at domestic and international conferences addressing legal and regulatory compliance and other international trade law issues.