POWERful Women in Engineering

POWERful Women in Engineering

Emily Spearman BEng (Hons) AIEMA MBA CEng MEI

Emily Spearman is a Chartered Energy Engineer with the Energy Institute (EI); currently she is a Senior Quality Manager at DONG Energy, having previously worked as an Asset Manager at DONG Energy and Associate Director/Senior Engineer at URS Scott Wilson. In addition to offshore renewable energy, she also has considerable experience of the global energy and oil and gas industries, having worked as an engineer at Parsons Brinckerhoff and global oil field service and technology company, Schlumberger.

Emily fulfils a number of roles on committees in the energy sector, including being on the Energy Expert Panel for the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE). Emily was elected-as a trustee of the EI, where she sits on the EI General Council. Emily has previously been on the Board of London Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and represented the UK on the World Energy Council’s Future Energy Leaders. Emily’s knowledge and experience of the energy sector is a key source of intel for the EI on the state of the energy sector and the challenges that the industry faces today. Emily’s success, unique experiences and dedication to the energy and environmental sectors led her to the Karen Burt Award for ‘most outstanding newly chartered female engineer’.

She has appeared alongside the EI’s CEO, Louise Kingham OBE FEI in an ITN production, titled ‘Working to Engineer a Better Future.’

Emily studied Environmental Engineering and Resource Management at the University of Nottingham and did an MBA in Global Energy at Warwick Business School.

DONG Energy is a sponsor of POWERful Women – an initiative which seeks to advance the professional growth and leadership development of women in the UK’s energy sector. POWERful Women helps companies and individuals to understanding gender diversity in energy and, along with the mentoring, provides a set of resources called POWERful Tools.

To find out more about the POWERful Women project and view the pledges that energy companies are making in support of their aim to advance the professional growth and leadership development of women in the UK’s energy sector, visit www.powerfulwomen.org.uk