Kirsty Salmon

Role: Vice President Advanced Bio & Physical Sciences for Low Carbon Energy Applied Sciences
Partner: bp

Kirsty is Vice President of advanced bio & physical sciences for low carbon energy for bp.

Kirsty has a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from McGill University, completed postdoctoral work at UCLA and joined bp in late 2011 as Head of Research for its GEN2 biofuels program.

In 2015 she became the director of the newly formed Biosciences Centre in San Diego and is currently responsible for a new team in bp that is focused on early-stage low carbon technology development and fundamental science research for the company.