Executive Vice President, Safety, Operations, Engineering & External Affairs, Tullow Oil
Sandra (Sandy) Stash has more than 30 years of international executive management and board experience. Her professional career spans leadership positions in business, engineering, operations, project management and the global oversight of large functional organizations in the oil and gas sector, manufacturing, and the hard rock and coal mining industries. Through her direct oversight of several very public and controversial natural resource, public health, and environmental issues in these sectors, Stash has built unique capabilities in risk and crisis management, regulatory, public and government affairs, communications, and corporate social responsibility. She has deep business and operations experience on six continents, including North and South America, South East Asia and Australia, Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe.
Stash joined Tullow Oil in London, UK in October of 2013 as its executive vice president of safety, operations, engineering and external affairs. A petroleum engineer by training, Stash spent her early career as one of the first women to work as a drilling and project engineer and drilling rig foreman at ARCO locations across North America.