Fellow: Russell
Elected: 2022
Discipline: Engineering
Ms Leigh-Ann Russell
Executive Vice President, Innovation and Engineering, BP
Leigh-Ann was appointed to BP’s executive leadership team as EVP, Innovation & Engineering with effect from March 1, 2022. Leigh-Ann was previously the chief procurement officer, where she was accountable for a safe, ethical, and competitive supply chain of circa $30B of spend. Her main career has spanned 20 years of engineering and operational experience including leadership roles across BP’s global portfolio. Leigh-Ann is a non-Executive director on the board at Hill & Smith Holdings PLC. She holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, is a Chartered Petroleum Engineer, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, and Fellow of the Energy Institute.