What is Greengold?

 

In 2008, Greengold Ltd was formed as a vehicle to offer practical solutions to business leaders on the paradox of delivering business value and climate Calliope Webberand energy strategies.

The founder of Greengold is Calliope Webber. She is an independent advisor on energy, carbon reduction and sustainable business.  She has over 12 years experience and a track record of successfully delivering solutions in the ‘green’ energy and business development arena. 

Her career in the international oil and gas industry gained in Shell, Amoco and BP spans technical, commercial and joint venture leadership.

From a position of policy advisor to BP’s Gas and Power stream, she was seconded to Washington for three years, as an advisor to the World Bank’s energy policy division in the core team of the Global Gas Flare Reduction Partnership. Within this partnership, carbon finance capability and projects were developed, notably in Nigeria and Russia. 

Prior to setting up Greengold, she returned to BP for two years – she was responsible for delivering direction and advice to Business Units on creating the business case and plan for carbon reduction projects, carbon finance opportunities, emissions trading and business development. 

 

What is the experience?

 

2008 – GREENGOLD LTD Director

Developing business plan for Start-up company focused on commercially and socially responsible investments in Africa and India subcontinent

Faculty member of Climate Change Leadership Programme, Cambridge University

Worked with technical and commercial specialists to build an investment framework for ‘Carbon Capture and Storage’ for a major multi-national client

Produced a comprehensive report ‘Current Drivers for Low Carbon Economy’ for private client study

 

2006 – 2008 BP GAS & POWER AND RENEWABLE PROJECTS Director

Advising BP executive leadership within gas, power and renewable business on clean energy business and alternative energy projects

Contributing to leadership dialogues within BP on climate policy and business development for BP’s businesses worldwide

Created new business strategy and plan for emission reduction projects

Representative for BP on key external stakeholder forums including, UNFCCC and WBCSD

 

2003 – 2006 WORLD BANK, WASHINGTON DC

Advisor, Global Gas Flare Reduction Partnership, Oil, Gas, Mining and Chemicals Department –energy policy

 

1999 – 2003 BP GAS & POWER

Director – Clean/Green Business Development (London)

 

Key skills and Qualifications

Knowledge transfer and capacity building in energy and carbon business, cross-sector partnerships; collaboration models for progressive change; organisational alignment for innovative solutions; sustainable energy strategies

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