Stanford University

SCCS names Sarah Saltzer managing director

Sarah Saltzer brings experience in geology research and teaching, petroleum engineering, corporate relationship management and more to the Stanford Center for Carbon Storage.

ClockMay 16, 2019


The Stanford Center for Carbon Storage (SCCS), which manages carbon emissions research using a multidisciplinary approach, welcomes Sarah Saltzer as its new managing director.

Saltzer brings 25 years of experience at Chevron Corporation, where she held a series of scientific, managerial and executive roles. She has a diversity of experience in positions of increasing responsibility, including geology research and teaching, petroleum engineering on massive offshore fields, bidding for offshore parcel exploration rights, leading exploration teams, corporate relationship management with Stanford University, competitor analysis and business planning, executive responsibilities for all business operations for Chevron’s multi-national environmental remediation company and responsibility for SEC-mandated reserves reporting.

Saltzer's experience working across cultures and languages in more than ten countries, managing partner relationships with competitors, working with C-suite executives and guiding corporate strategy makes her a unique leader for SCCS.

Saltzer holds a PhD from Stanford University, MS and BS degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and has published her work in peer-reviewed journals and corporate annual reports.

Media Contacts

Danielle T. Tucker

School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, 650-497-9541

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