Chief Diversity Officer, Chevron
LeLand (Lee) T. Jourdan graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1978. Serving his five-year postgraduate military commitment, he reached the rank of Captain while serving as a logistics officer and paratrooper in the 18th Airborne Corps.
Lee has been in the energy industry since 1983, a career that spans the regulated and deregulated landscape of energy commodities, including US domestic trading, transportation and LNG, as well as energy acquisition and divestiture projects.
He currently serves as Chief Diversity Officer to the Offices of Global Diversity and Ombuds Center of Expertise. Prior assignments in Chevron include Vice President, Commercial, Chevron IndoAsia Business Unit, which included commercial and business development covering Indonesia and the Philippines, and GM Commercial and Business Development for Chevron’s Asia South Business Unit which includes Bangladesh, Myanmar, China, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.
After nine years living in Thailand and Indonesia, Lee now resides in Houston, TX, with Diane, his wife of 38 years. They have three children and two grandchildren.
Lee is an avid golfer, a published author and serves on the advisory board of SEARCH Homeless Services in Houston.
The Honorable Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice of California Geena Rocero, Founder, Gender Proud Panel Discussion: Strategies for making the most of generational diversity in the workplace featuring: Carla Boragno, Senior Vice President, Global Engineering & Facilities, Pharma Technical Operations, Genentech Lee Jourdan, Chief Diversity Officer, Chevron Carin Taylor, Chief Diversity Officer, Workday […]