Fernando Gil

Commercial Manager, Chevron
(Rice MBA '04)

Fernando Gil is currently Commercial Manager within Chevron’s Corporate Business Development group based in Houston, Texas, covering the Americas and Africa. In this role, Mr. Gil is engaged in identifying, evaluating and capturing new “upstream” growth assets in Africa and Latin America. Currently, his primary focus is leading the commercial evaluation of new exploration and resource acquisition opportunities provided by the historic energy reform in Mexico.

He is a leader in not-for-profit organizations with a particular interest in educational initiatives for Hispanics. He previously served as a board member of the Houston Chapter of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) from 2001 to 2005 and as President and Board Chair from 2005 to 2006. 

Mr. Gil graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor's of science degree in manufacturing engineering technology in 1997. He also received a master's degree in business administration from Rice University’s Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business in 2004.