Flora Zhao

Former President, Gas Asia, BP IST

As an executive, Flora has more than 25 years’ international experience in power, oil, gas, LNG and infrastructure across the eastern hemisphere.

From 2009 to 2018, Flora served as the President of BP Gas Asia, where she managed BP’s gas value chain businesses in the eastern hemisphere and was a member of the global LNG leadership team in BP’s integrated supply and trading business.

Prior to BP, after her Master’s study in the University of Maryland, Flora served AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) for 17 years with various responsibilities including strategy development, execution, financing and growth. She was one of the founding members of AES China, and subsequently AES Asia and Middle East businesses, where she was the Managing Director of Business Development.

Flora started her career as a banker after her Engineering degree from Zhejiang University in China.

She currently sits on the advisory board of the Lee Kong Chian Business School of Singapore Management University.