Amber Shaver Joins AWE Board

AWE is proud to announce the arrival of our newest boardmember, Amber Shaver, the Chief of Staff and Legal Affairs at Stellar Energy. As a brilliant and accomplished legal executive, Amber brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our board.

Ms. Shaver’s professional career has been international in scope focusing on law, international strategic relations and academia. With experience in a variety of industries, she frequently speaks on topics such as energy, energy contracts and women’s issues. 

As Chief of Staff and Legal Affairs at Stellar Energy, Amber manages an international staff, conducts contract negotiation, leads all strategic directives and oversees all projects. Amber developed an international compliance program for Stellar Energy which works with local, state, federal and international governments to ensure the company’s quality and safety exceeds international standards. In her nine years with the company, Amber has negotiated more than $1 billion in contracts for iconic energy projects spanning 10 countries, and most recently multi-million-dollar contracts with Duke Energy, Bechtel and Pluto LNG. 

Prior to working for Stellar Energy, Amber has lived and worked in New Zealand, London, Ireland, Japan and Hawaii. As the Protocol Liaison Officer for the U.S. Department of Defense, Amber received a U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for Outstanding International Public Relations. 

“The Role that Women Can Play” in Energy Today

The pandemic has caused millions of people, especially women, to rethink their careers. It may have been stimulated by all that time working from home, or the shift to remote work opening up opportunities in any location, or homeschooling their kids for months while schools were closed, or the joy they found in hobbies or side hustles. It’s no wonder that a Bankrate survey found 55% of people say they are looking to change jobs over the next 12 months.

Joan Michelson – Forbes

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