Paula Harris


Primary Occupation: Senior Vice President of Community, Astros Foundation

Director Since:  2022

Age:  58

Professional Experience:

Ms. Harris was appointed as a director in September 2022. Ms. Harris is on the executive leadership team at the Houston Astros serving as Senior Vice President of Community and overseeing the Houston Astros Foundation.  Ms. Harris has over 34 years of experience in international oilfield services with Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB), most recently serving as Director of Global Stewardship from 2015 until her retirement in 2020. Prior to such role at Schlumberger Ms. Harris served in a variety of roles of progressing leadership responsibility, initially having worked in field operations offshore before roles in training, sales and environmental-social sustainability, including leading the development and implementation of metrics-based, cost-efficient environmental programs tailored to meet the needs of stakeholders, communities and customers and aiding the delivery of the long-term sustainable development goals in carbon reduction, energy efficiency, increased green technology sales and increased female and minority employees.  Ms. Harris currently serves on the boards of directors of Hunting PLC (LSE: HTG), a manufacturer and provider of downhole metal tools and components to the oil and gas industry, and Chart Industries, Inc. (NYSE: GTLS), a global manufacturer of engineered equipment servicing multiple applications in the clean energy and industrial gas markets, as well as other privately held and non-profit boards. Ms. Harris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master of Education degree in technical instruction and learning from Abilene Christian University.

 

Director Qualifications:

As a result of her professional experiences, Ms. Harris possesses particular knowledge and experience in the oilfield services sector, ESG and sustainability matters, human capital resource management and training, corporate governance and community engagement that strengthen the board’s collective qualifications, skills and experience.