Jean Gould has joined the Petroleum Equipment and Services Administration (PESA) as senior director of public policy.
Gould brings more than 25 years of government and public affairs experience, managing public policy issues at the state, national, and international levels.
In her new role, she serves as staff liaison to the PESA policy, government affairs, legal, and international trade committees, developing and maintaining the PESA policy platform.
She previously was vice-president, external affairs and communications, for the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), an international classification society. Before joining ABS, she served as director of corporate and government affairs for Coyne PR.
Gould began her career as an engineer with Exxon Corp., where she spent 18 years in a number of positions in operations and corporate affairs, including federal lobbyist and international corporate affairs advisor.