Keith Hopkins

Director of Operations and Maintenance

Keith Hopkins currently holds the position of Director of Operations and Maintenance for Freepoint Eco-Systems LLC.  Keith spent 20+ years in the refining, petrochemical, and polymer production industry, holding various positions in maintenance and operations leadership.  He also worked in the oil and gas production industry as a Senior Operations Advisor for Occidental Petroleum Corporation supporting the development of its asset integrity program for their international production facilities.  Throughout his tenure in business, Keith was responsible for the overall safe and reliable operation of complex processing plants, applying best-in-class operational excellence programs.  Most recently, Keith was an executive business leader within the maintenance and construction services industry, responsible for enhancing business performance through innovative technology and enhanced management systems to construct and maintain industrial operations for key customers such as Lyondellbasell, TOTAL, and ExxonMobil.  Keith is considered a subject matter expert in the chemical processing industry, specifically in the areas of operational reliability and asset management.  He earned his qualification as a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional from SMRP in 2015, and currently serves on the Board of Directors Houston Chapter for the Society of Maintenance and Reliability Professionals as Vice Chairman.  Keith obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University following the completion of an enlistment in the US Air Force as a Communication Systems Specialist.