ConocoPhillips Alaska hires new government affairs director

ConocoPhillips’ Alaska operation has hired a budget official from GOP Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration as its new government affairs director.

Caroline Schultz was a policy analyst at Dunleavy’s Office of Management and Budget through the end of the week. She starts Monday at ConocoPhillips.

Schultz has also worked for Anchorage GOP Sen. Natasha von Imhof and for the Alaska Department of Labor. She will report to Ben Stevens, a ConocoPhillips vice president who previously worked as Dunleavy’s chief of staff.