Manager, Corporate Risk
Nithya Venkatesan currently is the Manager of Corporate Risk at Hess Corporation (Hess)
globally. Hess is a leading global independent energy company engaged in the exploration and
production of crude oil and natural gas. Her responsibilities include managing the day to day
credit and market risk functions, oversight and reporting of the regulatory requirements
associated with commodity risk, supplier credit risk and financial reporting related to commodity
risk hedge accounting.
She has over 19 plus years of risk management experience spanning credit risk, market risk,
regulatory reporting and enterprise risk. Nithya has experience with multiple commodities
including natural gas, power, crude oil, refined products, natural gas liquids, emissions credits
and derivatives products. Prior to Hess, she worked at NRG Energy in different roles as Director
of Finance, Director, Enterprise Risk and Manger, Credit Risk.
Raised in Houston, she graduated Cum Laude from University of Houston with a degree in