TE100: The Advisory Board

The creation and success of the TE100 is nothing without the help and support of our advisory board. These women are working together to ensure that each strand of the energy transition is represented and using their unique insights and experience to work with Transition Economist to develop the content and ensure the TE100 is a valuable platform for the advancement towards an equal and diverse industry.

Each of these women are commited to the energy transition and to women's role in the industry. We thank you.

GAS & LNG

Amanda Duhon, Regional Director (North & Central America), EIC

As part of the EIC’s Senior Management Team, Amanda plays an integral role in delivering the EIC’s objectives and strategy across the North & Central America region. She adds value to EIC members by fostering key industry relationships, identifying business opportunities and promoting EIC members’ interest across the energy sector.

TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION

Anna Murray, PEM Technology Product Platform Manager, Cummins Inc

Anna works in the New Power business unit as part of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Technologies division. As the Platform Manager, she is globally responsible for the Solid Polymer Electrolysis (SPE) products producing renewable hydrogen.

HYDROGEN

Jillian Evanko, President & CEO, Chart Industries

Jill has served as President & CEO of Chart Indsutries since June of 2018. She joined Chart in February of 2017 as Chief Financial Officer. Jill leads a 4,200 team and has had the opportunity to see first-hand the benefits to individuals and companies by offering a variety of ways for people to share their opinions and bring alternative solutions to the table.

RENEWABLES

Emily Spearman, Head of PMO (Portfolio Management Office) in QHSE, Orsted

Emily leads a team overseeing the global portfolio of QHSE projects across offshore wind, onshore wind, solar, bioenergy and energy storage. Part of the QHSE Senior Leadership, Emily plays a major part in setting the organisation’s strategic QHSE direction. Emily, a Chartered Energy Engineer with the Energy Institute, won the Women’s Engineering Society Karen Burt award for ‘most outstanding newly chartered engineer’; in 2020 she was highly commented in the WE Top 50 Women in Sustainability.

OIL & GAS

Clara Altobell, VP ESG and Business Innovation, Serica Energy

Clara has 25 years’ experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. After joining Serica in 2008 as VP Technical, she is now responsible for the company's ESG performance as well as new technology. Clara is a Fellow of the Energy Institute.

INDUSTRY GROUPS

Dr. Carol Bell, Founder Director, Chapter Zero

An experienced industrialist and financier, Carol started her career in the oil and gas industry before moving into banking where she held senior posts at Credit Suisse First Boston, JP Morgan and Chase Manhattan Bank. Since completing her doctorate in 2005, Carol has developed a range of business and charitable interests and she divides her time between serving on corporate and charity boards both in Wales and internationally and academic research.

THE NEW GENERATION

Heather Cykoski, Group Vice President, ABB

Heather is a passionate global business leader with 20+ years of international experience leading multi-divisional, multi-cultural teams at leading global power & automation companies in the energy value chain.

SUSTAINABILITY

Miranda Hochberg, Senior Communications and Marketing Manager, Siemens Energy

Miranda manages both internal and external market and communication strategies and activities for Siemens Energy’s oil and gas and industrial segments. In this role, she is works closely with upstream operators to help define the roadmap to Net Zero. Miranda is also a member of the Siemens Energy Incubator team, where she is working to support the  identification, launch and scaling of game-changing solutions that will transform energy systems.

ENTREPRENEURS

Miriam Eaves, Head of Origination, bp Launchpad

Siobhan Clarke, Operating Partner, bp Launchpad

Miriam joined the founding management team of bp's newest innovation group, Launchpad, a private equity investor who is investing and scaling a portfolio of digitally-led new energy businesses that will reimagine energy and enable bp to deliver clean, affordable and reliable energy to the world. As Head of Origination, based in London, responsible for identifying and investing in or acquiring ($20m to $50m) new ventures to join the Launchpad portfolio. 

Siobhan is leading bp’s new investment group, Launchpad, focused on investing and scaling a progressive portfolio of digitally led energy businesses that address a net zero and new energy future. She has always been at the commercial end of tech, taking an Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree to her first role in product marketing in an early stage start up, to Innovation Consultancy, to Big Tech with sales and strategy roles in 3 continents with Cisco and 4 years in San Francisco embedding in the startup valley magic.  She moved back to London in 2017 to join Episode 1 Ventures, an early stage software focused VC fund, before joining bp in Sept 2019 to take on the worlds energy challenge. She is passionate about bringing together people and ideas into executable plans that really work. Her heart is in solving complexity and unlocking human potential to build new future. 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Carina Radford, Partner, White & Case

Carina’s practice spans across the energy industry, from hydrocarbons through conventional and renewable energy to innovative technologies. Her sought-after industry expertise is further reinforced by her versatile skillset across the full breadth of financing and investment structures, including “traditional” project finance, structured holdco or mezzanine financings, acquisition financings and structure equity investments. Carina frequently leads teams on truly global and innovative energy transactions.