General Manager – Finance & Compliance
Chevron Australia Pty Ltd
Derek Floreani is the general manager of Finance & Compliance for Chevron Australia based in Perth, Western Australia. Floreani is responsible for all finance, taxation and compliance matters for the business unit.
After graduating from the University of Colorado in 1980 with Bachelor of Science degrees in both Accounting and Management Information Systems, Floreani joined Chevron Corporation’s Finance Development Program in 1980. He has held positions of increasing responsibility during his time with the corporation, including finance manager for Chevron Thailand and Chevron Canada Resources. Floreani's first international assignment was with Tengizchevroil in Tengiz, Kazakhstan as the marketing finance manager. Prior to this, most of his assignments were based in California, United States working for various Chevron subsidiaries, including an assignment on the Corporate Audit Staff.
Most recently, Floreani was the general manager Finance for Chevron Africa & Latin America Exploration based in Houston, Texas. In this role he oversaw the financial activities of three upstream business units: Latin America, Nigeria/Mid-Africa and Southern Africa, and spent much of his time managing complex financial transactions involving national oil companies.