Sinead is the executive sponsor of many internal D&I Networks as well as for the Shell UK ‘Race at Work Charter’. She is a passionate advocate for inclusion across all levels of business and has spearheaded policy changes that have embedded it within the company’s culture. This leadership has resulted in Shell UK exceeding its near-term target for an increase in female senior leaders. They are also ahead of plan on their 2025 ambition. Sinead began her career as a Geophysicist for BG Group before undertaking a variety of roles including Economist, VP Commercial for BG Nigeria, and EVP Safety and Sustainability. She joined Shell in the role of Chair, UK in 2016. Through her work as a founding Board Member of the Energy Leaders Coalition, and a Sponsor at POWERful Women org and This is Engineering, Sinead is playing a leading role in shifting the gender balance towards equality by sharing best practice with other companies.