Andrea Abrahams


Andrea is managing director of the International Carbon Reduction and Offset Alliance (ICROA) – an industry association running an accreditation programme for best-in-class carbon offsetting services. She also works an independent advisor and non-executive director to support companies with their net zero strategies. Further, Andrea is a mentor for the Creative Destruction Lab (Oxford University chapter), assisting new ventures in the climate stream.

Previous roles have included Director Energy Transition, bp Downstream where Andrea and her team were at the centre of driving bp’s net zero ambition. This included supporting the Downstream executive and bp main Board in defining decarbonising pathways to achieve net zero, understanding climate risks, reporting (ESG) and implementing targets. Driving the energy transition, Andrea established cross-business governance, performance management and GHG measurement processes.

As head of bp Target Neutral, Andrea led a world-class voluntary carbon market programme developing carbon reduction and offsetting programmes for bp and its customers. Working with NGOs and industry associations, her team developed many industry firsts including offsetting programmes for the London Olympics & Paralympics and FIFA Brazil World cup.

Previously Andrea was instrumental in setting up bp’s Strategic Partnering business establishing 20 global strategic collaborations with many of the world’s largest corporations.