VP People & Culture, BP
Kellie is the VP People & Culture for bp’s global Shipping business, Trading Market Development & Innovation, and our Refining & Products Trading business in Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, she also holds the role of VP People & Culture for all of bp’s Singapore based businesses. As we reinvent our business, reimagining energy for people and our planet, we want to help the world reach net zero emissions and improve people’s lives. We will aim to dramatically reduce carbon footprint in our operations and in our production, and grow our new low carbon businesses, products, and services. We are an energy company with purpose; one that is trusted by society, valued by shareholders, and motivating for everyone who works at bp.
Since 2019 Kellie has been on the board of the New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, recently stepping up into the role of Secretary. She is an active member of MAIA, a key part of New Zealand Chamber of Commerce’s network which supports NZ women working in Asia. The New Zealand Chamber of Commerce (Singapore) is a non-profit organisation established in 1983 with the purpose to “connect, promote and grow” opportunities for our members both in Singapore and regionally by extending their networks and promoting business relationships
Kellie has been based in Singapore for the past 5 years after an 8-year period in the United Kingdom. Originally from Auckland, New Zealand Kellie holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Management & Employment Relations and a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and Business Ethics from the University of Auckland.
Kellie’s areas of expertise include business partnering, cultural transformation, organisational design and executive coaching with a strong generalist HR foundation. As a Kiwi she is always after a new challenge that enables businesses and leaders to deliver high performing organisations with inclusive cultures where contribution is recognised, and individuals succeed.
She loves making the most of the outdoors, traveling (when she can), cooking and as a newly qualified sailor you’ll often find her on the water on the weekend. A keen explorer who captures these adventures in a couple of travel blogs – Singapore offers her a fantastic gateway to the world!