Board Deputy Chair
Appointed 1 October 2017, Dr Fiona Wild has almost 25 years’ experience in multinational oil and gas and resources companies, ranging from frontline operational management to corporate strategic development across a variety of countries and businesses. She is a leading voice on how resources companies can manage climate-related risks and support a low carbon transition in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.
In her current role, Ms Wild leads the design and implementation of BHP’s climate change strategy, including activities in the areas of portfolio evaluation, operational and value chain decarbonisation, physical risk and adaptation, reporting and disclosure, and stakeholder engagement. She advises the Board and senior management on emerging climate change trends and represents BHP in engagements with international NGOs, academics, peers, industry associations, governments and investors.
Ms Wild began her career with oil and gas major BP and gained extensive experience in carbon management, climate policy and low carbon business development, including supporting BP as it investigated opportunities to develop commercial-scale Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) facilities.
In December 2015, Ms Wild was appointed to the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures reporting to the G20. She also holds several Board positions.