London Gas & LNG Forum Past Distinguished Speakers Include


Emily Olson

Vice President, Southern Corridor, BP
United Kingdom

Emily Olson is Vice-President of Communications and External Affairs for BP’s Southern Corridor.   In this role, she is accountable for managing the political and non-technical risks associated with the development of the Southern Gas Corridor from Azerbaijan through to Italy.

Emily joined BP in 2009 as a member of the political team in Washington DC, managing natural gas advocacy, climate change, alternative energy and fuels.  In 2010, Emily became Executive Assistant to Lamar MacKay, then Chairman and President of BP America and now Head of BP’s Upstream. Emily has spent the last two years managing and supporting the upstream business and BP’s strategic portfolio projects in London.

Emily spent over a decade in Washington DC working for the US Congress and trade associations focused on developing energy and transportation policy and legislative advocacy.

Emily is married with two children and is based in London.