August 20, 2014
Acorn International, LLC (Acorn International), a premier environmental and social risk management service provider, has appointed Michael Oxman as partner, within its Houston office.
With more than 20 years of industry experience, Michael brings an internationally respected record of leadership in understanding and managing non-technical risks within the global extractive industry sector.
Before joining Acorn International, Michael served as the director of energy and extractive industries at Business for Social Responsibility and held distinguished positions at Chevron, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and Price Waterhouse. Throughout his career, Oxman has worked at corporate headquarters and at the asset level with substantial experience in upstream petroleum economics. He has served in various capacities throughout his career as both a consultant and as a corporate professional both in the U.S. and in international expatriate assignments.
Oxman holds a Master of International Affairs with a political economy specialization from Columbia University and a Master of Business Administration from Rice University.