Derek Magness received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Louisiana State University and joined Chevron in 1997 as a facilities engineer. He has since held several senior roles and leadership positions for Chevron in South Africa,Angola, Poland, Bangladesh, the U.K and the US. His most recent position at Chevron was Managing Director at the South African Business Unit in Angola. Derek Magness was also based in Kazakhstan as the Deputy Eurasia Business Unit Managing Director between 2009 to 2012.
Derek Magness was appointed Managing Director ofthe Chevron Eurasia Business Unit on January 1 2022.