Pamela Skaufel began her career with Mobil in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1998 and has worked in the Procurement-related side of the business for most of her career. She has had numerous positions across the supply chain, including purchasing, warehousing and contracting. Before settling in Houston in 2006, Pamela worked in Ndjamena, Chad, where she learned the fundamentals of local business in developing countries and the importance of local content for both communities and international energy companies. She has been a key player in the development of National Content strategies and identifying best practices/guidelines for the implementation of National Content, specifically local supplier development. In her current role, Pamela is the Procurement Manager for the Exploration, Drilling and Project organizations at ExxonMobil and manages a team of people in over 20 countries around the world.