Andrea Redford


Chief Business Development Officer

Andrea Redford is Chief Business Development Officer at Enerkem. In this capacity, she leads the development and implementation of Enerkem’s global business development and partner strategy. Ms. Redford brings close to 20 years of leadership experience in business development, technology licensing and capital projects. For the six years prior to joining Enerkem, Ms. Redford led the global technology licensing business at Siluria Technologies Inc., with responsibility for commercializing breakthrough technology in petrochemicals and fuels. During this tenure, she was also responsible for the capital projects function and led the successful delivery of the company’s demonstration project, along with the formation and leadership of high-profile EPC & technology partnerships. Ms. Redford previously spent over a decade in the leadership of international major projects and technology with BP and Shell, with her experience spanning early conceptual design work and new technology development, through to in-field commissioning and plant start up. Ms. Redford holds a Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London and is a chartered chemical engineer.

SESSIONS WITH Andrea Redford

Monday, 1 March

  • 12:30pm - 01:00pm (CST) / 01/mar/2021 06:30 pm - 01/mar/2021 07:00 pm

    Agora Studio

    Agora Studio: Next-generation Biofuels

    Panel Power & Renewables Clean Tech Energy Transition/Climate & Sustainability
    Next-generation biofuels continue to be the holy grail of the renewables sector. Despite broad political support for producing transportation fuels and reducing GHG by using waste products, progress has been patchy, and today there is still no large-scale plant in operation. Recently, the outlook for the sector has improved as Asian companies join the well-established market players in Europe and the Americas. What is the current state of play in NextGen biofuels? What are the stumbling blocks to market maturity? What will drive growth in the future? Can NextGen’s life cycle and economics beat conventional biofuels’?