Transition Lead, BP
Emma Delaney’s is currently the Transition Lead after a career spanning 25 years working for BP, both for Upstream and Downstream, with roles covering several regions including West Africa, APAC, and the Middle East. Most recently, as part of BP’s plans for net zero by 2050, Emma is leading the Customers & Products Business Group through a fundamental organisational change that will focus on customers as the driving force for the energy products and services of the future, and on customer experience and expansion in rapidly changing markets.
After joining BP in 1995, Emma held a number of commercial roles in BP’s Downstream European business, before moving to the Asia Region in 2003 to oversee the mitigation of non-technical risks for major projects. In 2005, she was appointed VP for the Tangguh LNG project, responsible for managing the economic, social and environmental risks during the construction phase of the LNG terminal in Papua Barat, Indonesia. Emma has held positions of Commercial Director Iraq and Upstream CFO Asia Pacific, as well as Head of Business Development. In January 2017, Emma was appointed Regional President, Mauritania and Senegal for BP. In her current role she is responsible for establishing BP’s newest Upstream region and managing BP’s partnership with Kosmos Energy to explore and develop an emerging world class hydrocarbon basin in Mauritania and Senegal.
Emma studied Economics at Trinity College Dublin before completing a Masters in Management at ESCP Europe, graduating in 1995.