Linda Herkenhoff, PhD (University of Western Australia) is a full professor in Graduate Business at Saint Mary’s College in Northern California, United States of America. Linda has 16+ years’ experience with Chevron where she first started her career as an exploration geophysicist. Her current research includes global warming in small island nations which involves intensive fieldwork in locations such as Tonga and Zanzibar. She has recently taught a course on the oil/gas industry to a global audience of students from Curtin University in Western Australia. Her other courses cover the subjects of Quantitative Analysis and Doing Business Overseas. Dr. Herkenhoff continues to consult in the oil and gas sector. She has also recently authored a case study on one of the major oil giants.