4. ( New entry)Professor Choon Fong Shih Founding President, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Widely recognised global leader in academic and corporate scientific research, Singapore-born Professor Shih’s position is helping to redefine opportunities for women in the kingdom.(Bloomberg Images)
Vicki Hollub will become the most influential woman in the oil and gas industry when she takes over as CEO of Occidental Petroleum in May. In a bleak period for the sector, how will the future boss of one of America’s biggest energy firms cope with the challenges ahead?