Michael D. Hopkins has served as Chief Compliance Officer of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. since joining the company in October 2010.  He is responsible for all facets of the company’s compliance function including designing and implementing systems and processes to prevent, detect, and remediate compliance related issues.  Hopkins has extensive international experience as a result of undertaking various compliance related activities in over 40 countries.  In addition Hopkins has been responsible for conducting and resolving numerous internal and government investigations.

Mr. Hopkins previously served as Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer of Smith International, Inc. from 2008 to 2010 and Vice President and General Counsel of Smith Technologies from 2005 to 2008.  Prior to joining in house practice as counsel for Stewart & Stevenson Inc. in 2001, Mr. Hopkins was with Bracewell & Patterson LLP n/k/a Bracewell.  Mr. Hopkins is a graduate of the University of Georgia and earned a J.D., cum laude, and MBA from the University of Houston.