Speaker:

Kimberly Denbow

Kimberly Denbow is the Senior Director of Security, Operations & Engineering Services at the American Gas Association (AGA) and has been with AGA for over 20 years. Ms. Denbow has served as staff executive for multiple AGA Operating Section technical committees, including the AGA Natural Gas Security Committee and the AGA Board-appointed Cybersecurity Strategy Task Force. Ms. Denbow also helped stand up the Downstream Natural Gas Information Sharing & Analysis Center. She also helps lead AGA’s resilience and reliability initiatives, including support for AGA’s all-hazards emergency preparedness activities. As the industry liaison to numerous U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Department of Energy-sponsored programs targeting natural gas utility physical and cybersecurity operations, she helps lead efforts that drive the coordination of multiple Federal government security initiatives – all designed to benefit the oil and natural gas sector. Ms. Denbow is an active member of the Oil & Natural Gas Sector Coordinating Council (ONG SCC) and has served as the chair of the ONG SCC Intelligence Sharing Task Group (to improve information sharing between the asset-owners and the government intelligence community) and the ONG SCC Metrics Working Group. Ms. Denbow continues to chair the ONG/Pipeline SCCs Joint Cybersecurity Working. Ms. Denbow has a Bachelor of Science in marine biology from the University of Florida and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of Michigan.