Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. Cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret An icon of a block arrow pointing to the right. Email An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of the Facebook "f" mark. Google An icon of the Google "G" mark. Linked In An icon of the Linked In "in" mark. Logout An icon representing logout. Profile An icon that resembles human head and shoulders. Telephone An icon of a traditional telephone receiver. Tick An icon of a tick mark. Is Public An icon of a human eye and eyelashes. Is Not Public An icon of a human eye and eyelashes with a diagonal line through it. Pause Icon A two-lined pause icon for stopping interactions. Quote Mark A opening quote mark. Quote Mark A closing quote mark. Arrow An icon of an arrow. Folder An icon of a paper folder. Breaking An icon of an exclamation mark on a circular background. Camera An icon of a digital camera. Caret An icon of a caret arrow. Clock An icon of a clock face. Close An icon of the an X shape. Close Icon An icon used to represent where to interact to collapse or dismiss a component Comment An icon of a speech bubble. Comments An icon of a speech bubble, denoting user comments. Ellipsis An icon of 3 horizontal dots. Envelope An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of a facebook f logo. Camera An icon of a digital camera. Home An icon of a house. Instagram An icon of the Instagram logo. LinkedIn An icon of the LinkedIn logo. Magnifying Glass An icon of a magnifying glass. Search Icon A magnifying glass icon that is used to represent the function of searching. Menu An icon of 3 horizontal lines. Hamburger Menu Icon An icon used to represent a collapsed menu. Next An icon of an arrow pointing to the right. Notice An explanation mark centred inside a circle. Previous An icon of an arrow pointing to the left. Rating An icon of a star. Tag An icon of a tag. Twitter An icon of the Twitter logo. Video Camera An icon of a video camera shape. Speech Bubble Icon A icon displaying a speech bubble WhatsApp An icon of the WhatsApp logo. Information An icon of an information logo. Plus A mathematical 'plus' symbol. Duration An icon indicating Time. Success Tick An icon of a green tick. Success Tick Timeout An icon of a greyed out success tick. Loading Spinner An icon of a loading spinner.

Aker Solutions UK boss Sian Lloyd Rees to speak at power-packed P&J event

Sian Lloyd Rees
Sian Lloyd Rees

The UK country manager for one of the biggest names in the global energy service industry is among the top-class speakers who will feature in a much-anticipated virtual business breakfast later this month.

Sian Lloyd Rees, of Aker Solutions, will take her place in a power-packed line-up alongside James Close, head of climate change at Scottish banking giant NatWest Group, Opportunity North East chairman Sir Ian Wood, and Burness Paull partner Neil Smith.

The Press and Journal Business Breakfast, in association with Royal Bank of Scotland, and supported by Burness Paull and Aker Solutions, will focus on topics surrounding the green recovery and energy transition.

The event will take place from 8-9am on Friday April 23, the same day as The P&J publishes a business supplement devoted to renewables, transition and the move to net-zero.

Extensive business experience

In a career spanning more than 25 years, Ms Lloyd Rees has extensive business experience as a leader in the energy and IT industries, having held a number of senior management roles in both blue-chip and start-up companies.

Her full title at Norway-based Aker Solutions is UK country manager and senior vice-president for Europe and Africa.

She also co-chairs the board of industry body OGUK, which successfully negotiated the recently announced North Sea Transition Deal – worth £16 billion to the industry.

In addition, Ms Lloyd Rees sits on the steering board of DeepWind, the rapidly growing DeepWind cluster of supply chain firms throughout Scotland, as well as being a member of the CCSA supply chain advisory group promoting the commercial deployment of carbon capture, utilisation and storage.

From oil and gas to supporting the vulnerable

She previously co-chaired the Oil and Gas Authority’s maximising economic recovery supply chain and exports steering group, and sat on the board of Aberdeen Cyrenians, the charity providing support for vulnerable people.

Armed with a science degree from Aberdeen University, Ms Lloyd Rees started her energy industry career as a country manager for Halliburton.

Aker Solutions has played a key role in the oil and gas industry for many years, and is now focused on accelerating the transition to sustainable energy production.

With energy transition at the heart of future plans for a wide cross-section of businesses throughout Scotland and beyond, the April 23 event is attracting a considerable amount of interest. To register for free visit www.pandjbreakfast.co.uk

Our last Business Breakfast, focused on mergers and acquisitions, had a bumper turnout.

Already a subscriber? Sign in

[[title]]

[[text]]