J.E. (John) Lowe is executive vice president, planning, strategy and corporate affairs, of ConocoPhillips. He also has responsibility for emerging businesses, as well as government affairs and communications.
Lowe previously served as senior vice president, corporate strategy and development and was responsible for the forward strategy, development opportunities and public relations functions of Phillips Petroleum Company. He was named to this position in 2001 after serving as senior vice president of planning and strategic transactions in 2000 and vice president of planning and strategic transactions in 1999.
Lowe currently serves on the board of directors for Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, Duke Energy Field Services and the Houston Museum of Natural Science.
Lowe was born 1959 in Oskaloosa, Iowa. He received a bachelor of science degree in finance and accounting from Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas, in 1981. He is a certified public accountant.