Aleida Rios FREng (USA/UK)
Senior Vice President of Engineering, bp
Aleida Rios is bp’s Senior Vice-President of Engineering, responsible for the development of over 2,500 engineers, and bp's global engineering centre. In this role, and as Chair of the Energy Institute’s Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, and via membership of The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers, she drives development of international engineering standards. Aleida is of Mexican heritage, and supported bp’s successful entry in 2015 to exploration in Mexico. In 2017, she was named 10th on Fortune magazine’s 50 Most Powerful Latinas. She is dedicated to promoting excellence in engineering, mentoring diverse talent, and supporting professional accreditation. Aleida has a global role currently US based and actively engaged in the UK with the Academy.