CIRCLE Alexandra Valderrama |


International Government Affairs - Senior Director for the Western Hemisphere

Alexandra is Chevron’s Senior Director for International Government Affairs based in Washington, DC, a position she returned to in May 2021, after previously serving in a similar role from January 2014 to May 2019. In alignment with strategic and tactical goals of Chevron business entities in Latin America and Canada, she is responsible for developing and managing relations with Washington stakeholders to those regions and overlooking all government affairs related issues for the Western Hemisphere.

Prior to this role, Alexandra was on a two-year international assignment in Bogota, Colombia, leading the policy, government, and public affairs team for Chevron’s Upstream and Downstream operations with oversight of our Latin American countries. Since joining Chevron in June 2004, Alexandra has held several business focused positions of increasing responsibility in both domestic and international markets. These include Downstream marketing management, advertising and promotions, global brand management, regional management of policy, government, and public affairs for US East & Latin America, Downstream, Corporate Affairs Talent Management and Corporate Affairs Manager for Upstream and Downstream Operations Latin America. She brings 25+ years of experience in the energy industry including project management, business development, marketing, retail and commercial sales, market research, integrated communications, product & packaging and change management leadership.

Alexandra graduated from Jorge Tadeo Lozano University in Bogota, Colombia with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in marketing communications and soon after started working in oil industry service-related companies. She then joined ExxonMobil (Mobil Oil) where she held several positions of increased responsibility. Later, she earned her degree of executive master’s in business administration from George Mason University in Virginia. Alexandra joined Chevron in 2004. She currently serves as Secretary of the Pan American Development Foundation Board of Trustees, member of the Interamerican Dialogue’s Leadership Council, the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute Advisory Board, and member the Institute of the Americas and the Interamerican Dialogue Energy Steering Committees.