Katie Mehnert
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Pink Petro™


Katie Mehnert’ s mantra is why waste a good crisis?  She is the Founder and CEO of Pink Petro™, a progressive niche career community aimed at disrupting the energy gender gap. Pink Petro has a growing list of international accolades including members in 120 countries and over 500 companies.

Katie has 20 years of delivering change and culture transformations. A Who’s Who in Energy and Top 40 under 40, Katie held global leadership roles with BP and Shell in HSSE during financial crisis, spills, divestment, and globalization. Her chaotic imperfect corporate path drove her to build Pink Petro to deal with the looming talent shortage, gender gap and reputational crisis.

Katie serves on the Board of Directors of the Junior Achievement.  She is a graduate of Louisiana State University, Rice University’s Executive Energy program and The Center for Houston’s Future.

She is a four-time World Major marathoner having completed London, Chicago, New York and Berlin.