Full Name
Andrew Nobbay
Job Title
Director – Carbon Accounting
Speaker Bio
Andrew Nobbay currently serves as Carbon Accounting Director with Occidental Petroleum, where he is responsible for corporate policies, procedures and standards related to accounting for direct and indirect carbon emissions from all segments of the company.
Andrew joined Occidental (Oxy) in Qatar in 1995 and helped set up the Finance function for the multi-billion-dollar Id Al Shargi project with the government of Qatar. He subsequently progressed through multiple roles in Finance, Accounting, Reporting, Control and Commercial Development. In 27 years with Oxy, he has served in positions of Manager, Director, Controller and Vice-President in Oxy’s Oil and Gas, Corporate and Low Carbon Ventures groups in Qatar, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Bahrain and Houston. Most recently, he served as Commercial Director in the Low Carbon Ventures Services team, developing carbon sequestration projects in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe.
Prior to joining Oxy, Andrew was a senior business consultant and auditor with Arthur Young and with Arthur Andersen in Kuwait, Oman and Dubai.
Andrew graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and Accounting from the University of Bombay (now Mumbai). He later earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Imperial College London and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Nottingham Trent University, both in the United Kingdom. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He is also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and a member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). As part of his executive education, he completed the Strategic Finance Leadership Program at the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College.
Andrew serves as a Corporate Fellow with the MBA program of the Marilyn Davies School of Business at the University of Houston Downtown. In this role, he has taught managerial accounting, including capital planning, cost analysis and budgeting, to hundreds of MBA students. Andrew is a member of Financial Executives International (FEI), where he serves on the Board of Directors of the FEI Houston Scholarship Foundation and as Committee Chair for CFO University, an annual educational program.
Andrew Nobbay