Vice President, Strategy & Sustainability
Balaji Krishnamurthy, 45, is corporate vice president of Strategy & Sustainability, a role he assumed in October 2022. In this role, Krishnamurthy is responsible for guiding development of the company’s key strategies, including capital allocation and sustainability efforts. Most recently, Krishnamurthy served as president of Chevron Canada Limited, where he oversaw the company’s upstream interests in Canada. Prior to that, Krishnamurthy was the general manager of the Corporate Transformation and Integration Management Office. In that capacity, he oversaw the enterprise transformation effort and led the Noble Energy integration. Krishnamurthy joined Chevron Technology Ventures in 2002 as an experienced hire and has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility in project management, decision analysis, asset development, asset operations, corporate strategy, and business unit leadership. The majority of his career has been in Upstream international business units supporting operations in Angola, Canada, Kazakhstan, and Thailand, and corporate headquarters in San Ramon, CA. Krishnamurthy earned a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and electrochemical engineering from the Central Electrochemical Research Institute in India, a Master’s degree in materials science and engineering from the University of Florida, and a Master’s in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin.