Krista Johnson serves as Head, U.S. Corporate Relations and Chief of Staff to the President, Shell USA, Inc. Prior to rejoining Shell in May 2018, Krista was Vice President of Human Resources, Government and External Affairs of Cimarex Energy Co. She joined Cimarex in November 2014. Prior to her Cimarex service, Krista served in a number of roles at Shell beginning in 2006, her last role as Vice President, International Organizations. Prior to joining Shell, she spent eight years with Western Gas Resources, as well as roles in private oil and gas practice, the American Petroleum Institute, and with U.S. Senator Conrad Burns.
Krista received her undergraduate degree in English literature from the University of Puget Sound, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa and her Juris Doctorate from The Georgetown University Law Center.