WASHINGTON, DC — The National Energy Resources Organization (NERO) has elected Shumaker Advisors Senior Vice President of Federal Affairs Ryan P. Walker to its Board of Directors. With over two decades of invaluable expertise in political and governmental affairs, Ryan brings a wealth of experience and a strong network of relationships within Washington, D.C. to this distinguished role.
Prior to this appointment, Ryan served in a pivotal capacity as the Senior Director of U.S. Government Affairs for BP, where his strategic acumen and deep-rooted understanding of governmental processes significantly shaped the company's engagement and advocacy efforts. As a NERO Board Member, Ryan is poised to contribute his invaluable insights, leveraging his vast experience to shape messages and initiatives that drive sustainable growth, innovation, and collaboration within the energy and resources sector.
“I am honored to serve on the NERO Board of Directors with other distinguished professionals focused on promoting integrated long-range national energy policy and implementation strategies,” Ryan said. “I look forward to using my extensive experience and relationships in Washington, D.C. to assist in steering NERO towards initiatives that address the evolving landscape of energy and resources.”
Ryan’s election highlights his commitment to fostering sustainable, innovative, and reliable approaches within the energy and resources sector. His comprehensive knowledge of governmental frameworks, coupled with a track record of spearheading impactful strategies, positions him as an influential voice in ensuring a resilient and prosperous energy future.
NERO is the primary networking organization for energy interests in Washington, D.C. NERO also recognizes outstanding achievements in the advancement of energy policy, public outreach, innovation, and distinguished service. The organization creates opportunities for its corporate, individual, and government members to interact with congressional policymakers and senior administration ofﬁcials.