Australian Oil, Gas & Chemicals Leader
Level 7 - 9
Brookfield Place, Tower 2
Bernadette is Deloitte’s Australian Oil, Gas and LNG Leader.
Bernadette has more than 26 years of experience across the oil and gas value chain and all stages of the capital project to operations lifecycle. She has worked with companies in the upstream, downstream, midstream, LNG and trading segments as well as in conventional and unconventional oil and gas. Since moving to Australia in 2007, Bernadette focuses on supporting Australian and international companies to be globally competitive. Day to day, she helps companies reduce cost, improve business performance and grow.
Bernadette is an active speaker in Oil & Gas industry conferences and is a noted author on the competitiveness of Australian Oil & Gas industry.
Bernadette is the co-founder and leader of the Energy Industry Collaboration Group, an organisation comprised of more than 30 service sector and operator companies focused on increasing collaboration and the competitiveness of the Australian oil and gas industry. She is a Director of METS Ignited, the Industry Growth Centre for the mining equipment and technology services sector and is on the board of Women in Oil & Gas.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Bernadette was Managing Director for Energy in Accenture’s Perth practice and APAC Energy Lead from 2007 to November 2016. Throughout her career, Bernadette has held a number of senior global oil and gas sector roles, namely with Exxon Company International, Esso Singapore and Arthur Andersen. She was also a Vice President in SAIC’s Oil and Gas consulting practice.
Bernadette has an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York City, and has BS and MS degrees in Chemical Engineering.
Australia’s LNG sector must control costs to compete on global stage