Chief Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Officer
Jack Hinton is Chief Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Officer of Baker Hughes, a GE Company. With 40 years of experience, he is known across the industry for his insights into strategic directions that yield efficiency, effectiveness and step-change. Hinton most recently served as Executive Vice President of Health, Safety and Environment at Baker Hughes.
Prior to joining Baker Hughes in 2005, Hinton spent two years as a dean and professor at the Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics, and Strategic Research. He previously spent 26 years at Texaco serving in leadership roles that included Director, Environment, Health and Safety and Vice President, International Petroleum. Hinton started his career as a field engineer with Procon, a subsidiary of Universal Oil Products, building a vacuum pipe still at the Texas City Refinery.
Hinton currently sits on the Management Committee of the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP), the Board of the Center for Offshore Safety, is a member of the Kazakh-British Technical University Business School Advisory Board and serves as Chairman on the Board of Advisors for the Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health. He holds a Doctorate degree in occupational health, a Master of Science degree in environmental sciences both from the University of Texas and a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry from Trevecca Nazarene University. Jack is a diplomat of the American Academy of Industrial Hygiene.