Carla is a Senior Vice President with responsibility for Spirit Energy's West of Shetland Assets. She is a Geologist by background with more than 20 years upstream energy industry experience working predominantly in the North Sea.
Having been with Spirit Energy since its creation in November 2017, Carla previously worked for Centrica, latterly as Head of Strategy, an Asset Manager and Subsurface Manager.
Carla has a BSc in Geology from Durham University, an MSc in Palaeontology from Sheffield University and an MBA from Robert Gordon University. Carla continues to maintain strong links to education through a role as Honorary Lecturer in Oil and Gas Management at the University of Aberdeen. She has recently held the role of Advisory Group Chairperson for MSc Integrated Petroleum Geology at the University of Aberdeen, forming the link between industry professionals and academia.
Carla cares passionately about the energy industry being a place for all. She has a role as a POWERful women ambassador promoting gender diversity and inclusion.