Amec Foster Wheeler
United States of America
Linda has over 40 years’ business experience, with 27 in the international energy sector. Between 1980 and 2007 Linda held a number of executive positions at BP plc in the UK and the US. During that time, she held various executive roles in refining and marketing, exploration and production and petrochemicals, including Chief Executive of BP Shipping and Group Vice President and Commercial Director, BP Refining & Marketing. In March 2013, Linda was appointed a non-executive director of Coeur Mining, Inc., a US-based publicly quoted primary silver producer, where she serves as chairman of the audit committee and is a member of the environmental, health, safety and social responsibility committee. In March 2014, Linda was appointed to the board of directors of Leucadia National Corporation, a US-based, NYSE-listed, diversified holding company engaged through its consolidated subsidiaries in a variety of businesses, where she is a member of the audit and the nominating and corporate governance committees. From 2006 to 2012, prior to joining Amec Foster Wheeler, Linda was a non-executive director of National Grid plc and a member of their audit, nominations and safety, environment and health committees. Linda is a qualified accountant (CPA) with a BSc in Business Administration from John Carroll University, Ohio, and has also undertaken post-graduate, non-degree executive programmes at Harvard, Cambridge and Tsinghua universities.
Accounting, Business Administration