Ms. Knickel has over 40 years of experience in human resources, business strategy and development, and crude oil and natural gas marketing. She currently serves on the boards of Hudbay Minerals Inc. (since 2015) and the National MS Society - Colorado/Wyoming Chapter (since 2014).
Ms. Knickel served on Hudbay Board’s Compensation and HR Committee (2015 to 2019; Chair 2018 to Present); Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee (2018 to Present); and Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee (2015 to 2018), which provided oversight on a wide range of sustainability issues, including community and Indigenous Peoples engagement and development. Ms. Knickel served on the board of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (2015 to 2020) and served on their Compensation Committee (2015 to 2020) and Audit Committee (2018 to 2019), and chaired the Sustainability Committee (2019 to 2020).
Prior to joining these boards, Ms. Knickel worked at ConocoPhillips for 33 years, where she held a variety of leadership positions globally across several business lines, most recently as the Corporate Vice President of Global Human Resources.
Ms. Knickel has a Bachelor of Business degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master of Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.