Giulia Chierchia

bp p.l.c.

Executive vice president, strategy & sustainability

Giulia joined bp in April 2020 as Executive Vice President, Strategy & Sustainability. In her role, Giulia drives bp’s strategy and sustainability agenda. She has also oversight for the group’s ethics and compliance organisation. Prior to bp, she worked for McKinsey, where she was a senior partner. She led the global downstream oil and gas practice and was a key member of the chemicals and electricity, power and natural gas practices. She has more than 10 years’ experience in the energy sector, including helping companies shape their strategies for the energy transition. Giulia graduated from Bocconi University in Milan and holds an MBA from INSEAD. She is half Belgian, half Italian and grew up in London. She is also a mother of 2 children.

Sessions With Giulia Chierchia

Wednesday, 20 October

  • 06:15pm - 06:45pm (IST) / 20/oct/2021 12:45 pm - 20/oct/2021 01:15 pm

    Executive Conference

    More Energy, Lower Emissions

    Live Stream

    Although, India is the third largest consumer of energy in the world and the fourth largest emitter, its energy requirements in the coming years are bound to grow as per capita energy consumption is still far below the global average. Thus the dual challenge: how to fuel economic growth and bring people out of poverty with reliable, affordable, and secure energy, while reducing GHG emissions? While India is making good progress on renewable deployment, progress in other sectors is slow. What are some specific actions that can be taken to reduce emissions? What can Indian companies learn from IOCs and NOCs? What role do financial institutions have in accelerating the energy transition? Achieving any significant reduction in future emissions will not be feasible without addressing CO2 emissions from coal. How can India reduce emissions from coal?