Martin Hutchison is Venezuelan General Manager for Phillips Petroleum Company. The position is part of the company's Americas division in exploration and production. He was named to this position in 1998 following a brief post in Houston, Texas as Manager of Business Development, North America Production, responsible for business growth strategy in North America.
Hutchison began his career with Phillips in 1978 as a geophysicist in the London office, moving to Bartlesville in 1982 where he served various positions within exploration and production as a staff, associate, then senior geophysicist. In 1987, he was transferred to the Woking - United Kingdom office - to serve in supervisory and director capacities. He returned to Bartlesville in 1997 to serve as financial risk manager in the treasury division of corporate finance.
Hutchison was born in 1954 in Hampshire, England. He received a B.Sc. in Geology / Gemorphology from the London School of Economics, and a Master of Science degree in geophysics from the Royal School of Mines, both with honors, and a Diploma of Imperial College, London.
Hutchison and his wife live in Caracas, and have two children.