Membership: Corporate Sustainability Committee (Chair), Nominations Committee, Remuneration Committee
Skills, competence and experience:
Angela brings a wealth of strategic, technical and commercial experience to the Board. Until July 2020, Angela was BP’s Chief Scientist and Head of Downstream Technology at BP Plc with responsibility for delivering the strategic business agenda through the development of differentiated technology advantage across the refining, fuels, lubricants and petrochemicals businesses, as well as shaping their transition to a lower carbon future. From joining BP in 1982, she held many senior and executive leadership roles around the world in business development, commercial, finance and technology, including in 2012, being Vice President and Head of the Chief Executive’s Office.
In 2010, Angela was the winner of the UK First Woman’s Award in Science and Technology, recognising pioneering UK women in business and industry. In 2017 she won the prestigious Energy Institute’s Cadman Award for outstanding contribution to the oil and gas industry. Her track record and experience in strategy, operations, technology and transformational change are a complementary addition to the Board’s skill set.
In June 2017, Angela was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List with the title Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (‘DBE’) for services to the Oil and Gas Industry and encouraging women into STEM careers. She is an honorary professor at the University of Manchester and she has been awarded honorary degrees from Bradford and Royal Holloway London universities.
- Non-Executive Director of Rolls Royce Holdings Plc
- Non-Executive Director of SSE Plc