Dr. Robert S. Conte is board-certified in both Occupational Medicine and Internal Medicine. He is the Corporate Medical Director of a number of energy-related companies with worldwide responsibility. He has been Corporate Medical Director of Houston Lighting and Power which subsequently became CenterPoint Energy, Inc. since 1989. Since 1990, Dr. Conte has served as Medical Director of Brown and Root and, subsequently, KBR and Halliburton. In this role, he oversees medical functions in 120 countries and is responsible for the development, implementation, and compliance with all medical policies, procedures, and protocols. Since 1994, he has served as Medical Advisor to the City of Houston and was instrumental in developing policies that addressed return-to-work issues. Dr. Conte remains active in many forums on workers compensation, disability management, and international medicine issues.