Cynthia L. Walker is Senior Vice President, Marketing and Midstream Operations and Development for Occidental Petroleum. In this role, she leads Occidental’s crude oil and natural gas marketing efforts, as well as Midstream operations, which include the company’s systems that gather, process, transport and store hydrocarbons.
Previously, Ms. Walker served as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Development, overseeing the company’s Business Development and Land activities, as well as Financial Planning and Analysis.
Ms. Walker joined Occidental in 2012 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for the company’s overall finance functions, including Controller, Tax, Treasury and Internal Audit, as well as Strategic Planning and Analysis.
Prior to joining Occidental, Ms. Walker was a Managing Director at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where she worked for 12 years. At Goldman Sachs, she provided clients with strategic advice in high-profile energy industry transactions as a senior member of the Global Natural Resources Group based in Houston. She also was a member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Group.
Ms. Walker holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting with high honors from the University of Texas at Austin.