Ella is an investment principal at bp ventures based in London, UK. Focussing on commercial excellence, Ella provides support across multiple sectors for both the origination and execution of new investment opportunities, as well as portfolio management.
Ella is a chartered chemist and who started her career in new product development. She joined bp in the historic downstream organisation before moving into business development looking at opportunities for the full bp group. She led bp’s Emerging Technology Network for some years before joining bp ventures in 2020. During the recent reinvention of bp, Ella has worked to establish bp’s new innovation and engineering entity as an innovation engine for bp and re-joins ventures from this role.
Outside of work Ella can be found walking her dog, training for a running race, nurturing an interest in architecture and cooking.