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Here’s what those who have taken part in LEAP HR: Oil & Gas have said about their experience:


“The most refreshing and inspirational event ever!"

“LEAP HR: Oil & Gas was the most refreshing and inspirational event ever! My team returned to the office with new ideas and feeling energized to be part of a wider community and ready-made support network of HR Oil & Gas leaders. All of this will have a huge positive impact on our business.”

Corinna Carbone, Vice President Human Resources North America, Eni Petroleum

"10 out of 10"

“LEAP HR: Oil & Gas was an excellent conference! The format and content were great, but it was even better to attend a conference that was targeted for HR in the Oil and Gas Industry. So relevant! 10 out of 10.”

Constance Donels, Director, Business Partners and Employee Relations, Pioneer Natural Resources

"Informative, engaging and inspirational"

LEAP HR: Oil & Gas was informative, engaging and inspirational. It is the platform for us to find the new ideas that will better our organizations.”

Alicia Blaszak, Vice President People and Organization – Americas, Wood Group

“Rethink, reimagine and reinvent how we do HR in Oil & Gas”

“If we do what we’ve always done, we’ll get what we’ve always got. It’s time to rethink, reimagine and reinvent how we do HR in Oil & Gas, and LEAP HR: Oil & Gas is the perfect place to do just that.”

Harry Elsinga, Chief Human Resources Officer, GE Oil & Gas

"Informative, engaging and has excellent speakers"

LEAP HR: Oil & Gas was highly informative, with an engaging format and excellent speakers. We have already started planning new initiatives as a result of attending. 10 out of 10.”

David A. Gotterer, Director of Human Resources, Jones & Frank

"An energizing and thought-provoking event"

LEAP HR: Oil & Gas is an energizing and thought provoking event with the smartest minds in HR! I can already utilize a number of things I've learned to provide strategic leadership to our business units. It was perfect, I wouldn't change a thing.”

Heidi Swartz, HR Manager, Global Talent Management, Packers Plus

“The varsity team of the energy industry is here”

“The varsity team of the energy industry is in this room every year. The who’s who of the people you need to know at the best upstream, midstream, downstream, service companies. You get five day’s worth of conference in two days.”

Jeff Gill, Chief Talent Officer, Sasol


“The content, speakers, opportunity to network, and knowledge exchange at LEAP HR Oil & Gas were exceptional.”

Ron Hudik, Vice President – Energy, KellyOCG

“I had a blast”

“I am always very sceptical of these things, so only go them very infrequently. But this conference exceeded my expectations. I had a blast, and would definitely come again”

Ellen Chin, Chief Human Resources Officer, Weatherford

“The most inclusive human capital meeting I’ve ever attended”

“What a great meeting of minds. This was the most inclusive human capital meeting I’ve ever attended. Full of value, not just to me, but to the entire Oil & Gas industry. 10 out of 10.”

Tracy Gray, Global Leader – Strategic Initiatives, Halliburton

“The benchmark against which all other conferences are measured”

“10+ out of 10. An inspiring, worthwhile and engaging event – the benchmark against which all other conferences can be measured. A truly outstanding learning and networking experience”

Meta Rousseau, Director Corporate Leadership Development, Frank’s International

"A first class event"

LEAP HR: Oil & Gas is a first class event with excellent speakers and providing a great experience for all attendees.”

Orlando White, Training and Development Leader, MODEC

"Informational, inspiring and rejuvenating"

LEAP HR: Oil & Gas was very informational, inspiring and rejuvenating. 10 out of 10.”

Nisha Rai, Vice President Human Resources, MRC Global

“The best event for HR leaders in Oil & Gas”

“10+ out of 10. Simply the best event for Human Capital leaders in the O&G industry. The most vibrant discussions with the most influential leaders on the most relevant human capital issues facing oil and gas that I have witnessed.”

Fred Stawitz, Award-Winning Educator & Leadership Development Specialist, Kinder Morgan

“The most value-added conference experience”

“I enjoyed myself greatly, the forum was excellent. The most value-added conference experience I have had away from the office.”

Daniel Alman, Director, Early Career Development, NOV

“The right people are here”

“Solutions to the most complex problems start with a simple discussion with the right people and having the right people at this event is the cornerstone of its success. The people here are at the forefront of their area of expertise”

Todd Kruger, Global Talent Management Leader, Halliburton

“The best investment in time I’ve made in the last two years”

“10 out of 10. The best investment in time I have made in the last two years. We have accelerated the thinking and development of our work by several months and the value is in the tens of thousands. I can’t recommend this enough”

Robin Lilley, Head of Global Capability, Leadership Development and Learning, BP

“If you attend only one HR conference, make it this one”

“If you attend only one HR conference all year, make it this one. Where others might spend time thinking about how they can make more money, this team spends time thinking about how they can add more value to you”

Don Shoultz, Global Head of L&D, BP

“LEAP HR: Oil & Gas is a critical business investment”

“Given where our industry has been the last few years, with most organizations cutting their people budgets, it’s important for us to stay focused and invest in our people. Participating in LEAP HR: Oil & Gas is a critical business investment.”

Jennifer Koury, Vice President Human Resources – Petroleum, BHP Billiton

“Helps us future-proof our organizations”

“While many are making people plans on a rolling basis in the current environment, the only way we can ‘future proof’ our organizations is by thinking further into future. LEAP HR Oil & Gas is an important part of that process.”

Tamara Bray, Chief Human Resources Officer, DCP Midstream

"The best exchange I've ever been a part of"

“LEAP HR: Oil & Gas was the best exchange of information, practices, ideas and new trends in the Oil & Gas industry that I’ve ever been a part of.”

Paola Capello, Talent Management Director, Dynegy

"Surpassed my expectations"

“LEAP HR: Oil & Gas surpassed my expectations. The variety and depth of topics has fueled my curiosity and my goal is to implement at least 2-3 new approaches this year as a result of attending this event.”

Belinda Bradberry, Human Resources Business Partner, Schneider-Electric