John Redfern


President & Chief Executive Officer

John Redfern is an expert investor, advisor and serial entrepreneur in the data analytics, oil service and energy tech verticals. John spent his career in executive roles at multiple international oil co’s and oil service co’s including as a Director at Hess in London, President of Accumap in Calgary and President of IHS Energy in Denver. Prior to Eavor, John spent 13 years in China co-founding a series of start-ups, the most recent of which is LocalGravity, a leading retail data analytics platform in China. John holds a degree in Engineering Physics from Queen’s University in Kingston, Law degrees from McGill University in Montreal, and an MBA degree from INSEAD in France.

Sessions With John Redfern

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 01:30pm - 02:10pm (CST) / 08/mar/2022 07:30 pm - 08/mar/2022 08:10 pm

    Opportunities in Geothermal Energy for Oil & Gas Producers

    Even as environmental, social, and governance (ESG) pressures have driven many oil and gas companies to diversify away from hydrocarbons, demand for oil and gas is increasing, and US oil and gas companies have seen sharp increases in market capitalization. The oil and gas industry arguably employs the world’s premier engineering and technology capacity and ability to execute at scale to accelerate emissions reductions. What role should the governments of oil and gas producers play to meet short-term market demand and finance the energy transition? Can the oil and gas industry be the financial driver for energy and economic diversification?