• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

John Hess

Hess Corporation

Chief Executive Officer

John B. Hess is Chief Executive Officer of Hess Corporation. Mr. Hess led the Fortune 500 company through a strategic transformation from an integrated oil company into a pure play E&P company. Mr. Hess previously served on the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Quadrennial Review Task Force. He is a member of the Board of Trustees at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and Chairman of the Board of the American Petroleum Institute. He is also a member of The Business Council, the Trilateral Commission and the Council on Foreign Relations. In addition, Mr. Hess serves on the Board of Directors of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and on the Board of Trustees at Mount Sinai Hospital and The Economic Club of New York. Mr. Hess holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. A member of the Board of Dean’s Advisors at Harvard Business School, he was also Chairman of the Harvard Business School Campaign.

Sessions With John Hess

Tuesday, 19 March

  • 09:15am - 09:50am (CST) / 19/mar/2024 02:15 pm - 19/mar/2024 02:50 pm

    Energy Security in a Volatile World: The importance of markets

    Markets Fundamentals

    The promise of China’s post-pandemic recovery has given way to concerns over the trajectory of China’s economic growth. In the meantime, in the U.S. and Europe, easing inflation and resilient labor markets have created room for a softer landing despite tightening monetary policy. Two years from the start of the Russia-Ukraine war, geopolitical fractures have not mended, and are now further complicated by conflict in the Middle East. Global markets continue to seek visibility into what the post-pandemic normal will look like.