Captain Hung Nguyen
Former U.S. Coast Guard Captain and Co-chair
Deepwater Horizon Joint Investigation Team
1:00 PM Organizational effectiveness: Developing the framework needed to reduce risk and improve compliance
In 2010, Captain Hung Nguyen, U.S. Coast Guard (retired) led the Joint Department of Homeland Security and Department of the Interior Investigation into the Deepwater Horizon casualty, which resulted in the largest oil spill in the U.S. History. Many of the report’s recommendations have been implemented to improve offshore oil and gas exploration and production activities.
This insightful keynote address will walk attendees through his experiences and show why organizational effectiveness requires participation and trust from everyone in the organization. The level of participation depends on trust and is the key factor in promoting communication, coordination, and collaboration. As President Theodore Roosevelt once said, “Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” Using the CARE framework, Captain Hung Nguyen will discuss how to enhance organizational effectiveness by promoting:
• Clarity of mission
• Reinforcement of values and standards
• Alignment of systems
• Empowering the workforce
Using the CARE framework, Captain Hung Nguyen transformed Sector Ohio Valley into one of
the best Coast Guard operational units. Following his retirement from the Coast Guard, Captain Nguyen served as a Transportation Security Executive at TSA and Director, Global HSE Programs at Noble Drilling. In these capacities, Captain Nguyen successfully developed and implemented many process safety management tools that enhanced his organizations’ performance excellence.