Karen Nielsen, Director, EHS Corporate Compliance; Kinder Morgan Inc.
Karen Nielsen is a Corporate Director of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) for Kinder Morgan, one of the largest energy infrastructure companies in North America. She oversees the company’s EHS information technology systems, and is responsible for coordinating advocacy efforts for EHS and Pipeline Safety regulatory changes. In addition, she serves as a co-chair of the Greenhouse Gas Task Force for Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) representing Kinder Morgan and the industry during interactions with external stakeholders. Prior to her current role, she has held positions within Kinder Morgan Operations, including Director of Air Quality Permitting and Compliance for Natural Gas Operations.