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Dianne Anderson

Dianne Anderson

Anderson Energy

Affiliation: WVU


Dianne Anderson, who resides in Cleveland, OH with her husband Jim, is an accomplished senior executive with more than 35-years of experience leading energy organizations both at a public corporation and in a research university. She spent 25 years as an executive at BP, where she held several global leadership positions both nationally and internationally, in London and Krakow, Poland. She was appointed President, U.S. West of Rockies Fuel in 2006, where she led the integration of fuels, refining, supply, trading and Arco marketing. In 2008, she was named the first Executive Director of the Great Lakes Energy Institute at Case Western Reserve University, from where she recently retired. Recently, she has assisted universities in West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania to develop common regional solutions to utilize more natural gas.

Anderson graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from West Virginia University. She has completed senior-executive development programs at Harvard, Cambridge University and Northwestern University. In addition, she served as a visiting faculty member in Stanford University’s program on Customer Focused Innovation.