Walt Bass

Walt Bass is the Vice President, Finance for ConocoPhillips Alaska.  

Bass has 16 years of accounting, F&PA, audit, planning and strategy, and managerial experience.  He has held numerous finance and management positions in Corporate, L48 and Asia.   

Walt started his career with ConocoPhillips in 2006 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma in the Global Internal Audit group.  Between 2009-2011 he worked in the Permian Basin Business Unit as an Economist Planner.  In 2011, he moved to the Controllers group in Houston, Texas where he was the Regional Coordinator for the Alaska and Other International Business Segments.  In 2013, he became Supervisor of Planning and Budgeting for the Rockies Business Unit, which included the Bakken, Wyoming, Utah, and Colorado assets. 

In 2015, he moved to Beijing, China where he led the F&PA, Accounting, and Planning groups for the China Business Unit.  In 2018, he was promoted to Vice President, Finance and IT, leading all Finance and IT functions within the China Business Unit. He joined the Alaska Business Unit in September 2020.

Bass received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance and International Business from Baylor University in 2004.