‘Alumni Perspectives’ Webinar Series

Alumni Relations and the Postgraduate Career Service look forward to welcoming our next speaker in the ‘Alumni Perspectives’ Webinar Series on Thursday 22nd April at noon – 1pm (GMT).

Our speaker is alumnus – Emma Fitzgerald (MBA 2008), CEO at Puma Energy International, SA.

Emma became CEO of Puma Energy in January 2019 with a focus on delivering affordable and sustainable energy solutions to high growth emerging markets in Africa, Americas and Asia with the purpose to energise the communities we serve by driving local growth and prosperity. Before joining Puma Energy, Emma was Executive Director of Severn Trent plc with accountability for supplying affordable, high quality water and waste services to nine million household and business customers in the Midlands and North Wales.

Prior to this she was CEO of the four Gas Distribution Networks owned by National Grid in the UK and also pursued a 20-year career with Shell in a variety of technical, strategic and general management roles based in Asia and Europe, including Vice President, Shell Global Retail Network & Managing Director of Shell China/Hong Kong Lubricants.

She was appointed as non-executive director to the Board of UPM Kymmene in April 2020. UPM is an innovative global paper and biomaterials business which uses biodegradable wood fibres and molecular bio-products to create renewable everyday solutions including biofuels, biomedical solutions and sustainable packaging and labelling. Prior to this she was non-executive director of DCC plc an international distribution services business with interests in Energy, healthcare and IT and also Alent plc, a global performance materials company. She is an Association Member of BUPA and sits on the advisory board of Oxford Science Innovation.

Emma holds a DPhil in Solid State Physics and Surface Chemistry from Balliol College, Oxford University, and a MBA from Manchester Business School. In her spare time her passions are photography and hill walking. As a dyslexic herself she also supports various organisations helping children and adults with learning difficulties to realise their full potential.

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