Dame Angela Strank
Nominations, Remuneration (Chair), Sustainable Development.
BSc and PhD in Geology from Manchester University and a Chartered Engineer.
Skills and experience
Angela has extensive experience of operating in large, international companies in both executive and non-executive roles, with expertise including operations, technology and sustainability. Her valuable knowledge of combining technology, sustainability and low-carbon energy brings key insight into innovation for circular driven solutions and business growth, and her international executive leadership in the UK-listed environment will prove valuable for guiding executive remuneration.
Angela started her career with the Institute of Geological Sciences before joining BP plc in 1982, where she held various international senior leadership and strategic technology/engineering-focused roles. She was appointed BP Chief Scientist and Head of Downstream Technology in 2014 and was appointed to the Group Executive Committee in 2018, a position she held until her retirement in 2020. Angela was honoured with a Damehood (DBE) in 2017, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Royal Academy of Engineers and the Institute of Chemical Engineers, as well as an honorary Fellow of the UK Energy Institute. Angela holds honorary DSc degrees from Royal Holloway University and the University of Bradford, and is an honorary professor of the University of Manchester.
Angela was also a non-executive director of Severn Trent plc until she stepped down in March 2022.
Current external appointments
Non-executive director of SSE plc and Rolls-Royce Holdings plc.