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Irina Markina

Irina Markina

Corporate Sustainability Manager, Energy Transition, Baker Hughes

Mission driven leader with 10 years of experience in energy, climate action, sustainability strategy and operations. Global Sustainability Manager responsible for the development and execution of sustainability and net-zero energy transition strategies at Baker Hughes. Former Senior Energy Advisor in charge of managing European Union energy and climate cooperation with the U.S. government, industry, and NGOs. Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center. Proven track record of leading high-impact sustainability projects at a global scale, working across the U.S. and European markets, and driving sustainability transformation in third countries.

Developed industry leading expertise in strategic project design, business transformation, and complex program delivery. Significant operational experience managing interdisciplinary global teams, initiating and executing projects, and industry partnerships in fast-paced environments. Advised C-suite level executives in both private and public sector on energy and climate policy, and leading sustainability frameworks. Technical expertise in the ESG metrics and sustainability reporting, science-based climate targets, GHG accounting protocols and GHG emissions reduction programs, advanced energy technology, power sector, renewable energy, energy efficiency, environmental science, and economics. Core competencies include Sustainability Strategy and Business Development, Sustainability Reporting, Strategic Partnership Management, Program and Project Management (PMP), Public Speaking, Data Analysis, and Team Building.

Lived and worked on 2 continents, in 4 countries, speaks 5 languages, and traveled to 35+ countries. Passionate about digital technology driving sustainability, renewable energy, electric mobility, and grid edge technology.

In 2021, Irina joined the North America Assembly Energy Transition Advisory Board. Read the report here >>