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A self-described "tech geek," Leigh-Ann leads BP's digital, science and engineering teams. Her role of executive vice president, innovation & engineering covers the chief scientist, chief technology officer and chief digital officer positions - explaining why she is responsible for 5,000 team members.
Leigh-Ann's career has anchored in engineering and operations. Previous roles include engineering manager and operations manager for BP's North Sea region, and globally as VP of technical functions, which saw her lead the process safety, engineering, and operations disciplines for BP's Wells function.