Ms. Knickel has over 40 years of experience in human resources, business strategy and development, and crude oil and natural gas marketing. She also currently serves on the Board of Hudbay Minerals Inc. (since 2015). Ms. Knickel serves on Hudbay Board’s Compensation and HR Committee since 2015 (Chair since 2018); Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee since 2018; and she served on the Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee (2015 to 2018), which provided oversight on a wide range of sustainability issues, including community and Indigenous Peoples engagement and development. Ms. Knickel served on Whiting Petroleum Board’s Compensation Committee (2015 to 2019) and chaired the Sustainability Committee beginning in 2019, and also served on the National MS Society – Colorado/Wyoming Chapter (2014 to 2019). Prior to joining these Boards, Ms. Knickel worked at ConocoPhillips for 33 years, where she held a variety of senior leadership positions globally across several business lines, most recently as the Corporate Vice President of Global Human Resources.
Ms. Knickel has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Marketing from the University of Colorado at Boulder as well as a Master of Science (Sloan Fellowship, Management) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.