Women's Energy Council Podcast
Lamé Verre, Co-Chair Europe & Sub-Saharan Africa, Lean In Energy
31 March 2021
In the last week of international women’s month, we caught up with Lamé Verre, Co-Chair Europe & Sub-Saharan Africa at Lean In Energy. Through her own story Lamé illustrates the power of a simple ‘yes’, as her decision to study in a different culture and language became the springboard for her incredible career to follow. Through the story of Lean In Energy, Lamé goes on to show the power of women as a collective, working together to support each other in achieving their ambitions. Enjoy the episode!
Lamé is an experienced Energy Executive with over 20 years’ experience working across the Energy industry value chain, in several geographies.She is Director for Renewable Energy and Energy Transition at Alaric & Associates. Prior to that, she was the Senior Regional Manager, Treasury for Europe, Eurasia, and Sub-Saharan Africa (EESSA) at Halliburton.
Before joining Halliburton, Lamé founded Alaric & Associates, an independent Energy consulting firm focused on upstream, midstream and renewable energy sectors. She also co-Founded ScanTech International; a service company focused on providing low carbon pipeline construction and rehabilitation solutions to the Energy industry.
After over a decade of core upstream focus, Lamé moved into Energy consulting when she joined Gaffney, Cline & Associates (a subsidiary of Baker Hughes) as a Senior Commercial Consultant in London, and subsequently serving in the Houston office as Manager Petroleum Economics for the Americas.
Prior to becoming an Entrepreneur, Lamé started her career with ENI E&P as a Petroleum Economist working in Italy and Nigeria, before relocating to the UK where she held several instrumental positions for companies such as Sterling Energy Plc, E.ON E&P and Baker Hughes.
Lame currently sits on the board of trustee for Uganda Conservation Foundation, a charity set up to support wildlife populations. She is also the co-chair of Lean-in Energy, Europe and serves as a governor for NESCOT, a UK Further Education College.
Lamé holds an MBA from Imperial College, a Post-Grad in Corporate Finance from the London Business School, a Masters in Energy, Environmental Management and Economics from the Eni corporate University, Italy and a B.Sc. in Economics and Statistics from the University of Benin, Nigeria. She also recently completed the Oxford Saïd Business School Women in Leadership executive program.
Lean In Energy is a leading mentoring community in energy worldwide. The community is driving the LeanIn.org mission within the energy vertical globally. The LeanIn Mission is to empower women in energy and those interested in energy to achieve their ambitions through mentoring, community, public awareness, and education. They envision a world with gender parity and equality in the energy sector.
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