Deloitte appoints new oil and gas leader

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Deloitte appoints new oil and gas leader

16 November 2016: Deloitte today announced the appointment of Bernadette Cullinane as the firm’s national oil and gas practice leader, as of November 2016.

Bernadette was most recently Managing Director for Energy in Accenture’s Perth practice and APAC Energy Lead.

Prior to joining Accenture in 2007, Bernadette held a number of senior global oil and gas sector roles, including with Exxon Company International, Esso Singapore and Arthur Andersen. She was also a Vice President in SAIC’s Oil and Gas consulting practice (later acquired by Wipro).

Since moving to Western Australia in 2007, Bernadette has focused on supporting Australian and international companies to transition their world-class integrated assets from capital project build to operations phase. She has also led a wide range of projects helping clients build, improve and transform their businesses.

Deloitte National Leader, Energy and Resources, Michael Rath said: “Bernadette has a reputation as an active industry leader and trusted business advisor to her clients. She has a passion for helping companies improve their global competitiveness and has spoken and published extensively on this topic. She is a recognised thought leader on industry competitiveness and an advocate of collaboration across operators, service companies, government, regulators and educators to harness the massive investment in new facilities in Australia to create a world leading oil and gas industry.”

Bernadette is active in many organisations and associations within the Australian oil and gas community. She is a founding board member of Women in Oil and Gas (WIOG), an organisation committed to promoting diversity, gender equity and the career advancement of women in the oil and gas industry. Bernadette has also been a mentor for several years within WIOG and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Bernadette Cullinane said: “I look forward to joining the team at Deloitte and to helping clients improve business results and grow through all industry cycles.”

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