Derek Mathieson is chief strategy officer for Baker Hughes Incorporated. Mathieson’s previous positions at Baker Hughes include president Western Hemisphere, president of Products and Technology and chief technology and marketing officer. He joined Baker Hughes in 2008 from WellDynamics where he served as chief executive officer. His oil and gas career also includes Shell Exploration & Production and Wood Group in the United Kingdom.
Mathieson earned a Ph.D. in micro electro-mechanical systems, a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronic engineering and was recently awarded an honorary doctorate in engineering all from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is a chartered engineer with the United Kingdom Engineering Council, a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.