Pam Darwin

Pam Darwin

ExxonMobil Exploration for Africa

Pam Darwin currently serves as Vice President, Africa for ExxonMobil Exploration Company based in Houston, Texas. She is responsible for ExxonMobil’s exploration activities throughout Africa with current activities in over a dozen countries.

Pam joined Exxon in 1984 after completing her master's degree in geology from the University of Texas and bachelor’s degree from Colgate University. During her 35-year career she has worked on projects in more than twenty countries managing billions of dollars of investments.

Her work in numerous developing countries around the globe has enabled her to see firsthand the positive impact that investing in women and energy can have on communities. She has advocated for women through her active involvement with ExxonMobil’s Women’s Economic Opportunity Initiative, a global effort that helps women fulfill their economic potential and drive social change in their communities.

Pam currently serves on the Solar Sister Board of Directors, the University of Texas Jackson School Advisory Board, and is the Houston Area United Way Loaned Executive Chair. In 2011, Newsweek named her as one of the “150 Women Who Shake the World.”

Pam and her husband Barnes reside in Texas and have three grown children.