Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer
Dr. Katharina Beumelburg is SLB’s chief strategy and sustainability officer, a role she has held since May 2021. Since joining, Katharina has led SLB to be the first company in the energy services industry to announce a 2050 net-zero carbon emissions target inclusive of scope 3 and has been instrumental in building and executing the corporate strategy for the energy transition.
Before joining SLB, Katharina spent more than 15 years in global leadership positions focused on business strategy and excellence, energy systems, especially power generation, hydrogen, and transmission, and consulting.
Katharina holds a degree in industrial engineering from Universität Siegen, a degree in mechanical engineering from Universität Stuttgart, and a Ph.D. in robotics and automation from Universität Stuttgart. In addition to her formal education, she has received executive education from Stanford University, Princeton University, and Harvard Kennedy School. Katharina has been a Young Global Leader in the World Economic Forum since 2015, serves on the advisory board for the Technical University of Munich’s School of Management, and is a member of the Accenture Executive Circle for Industrial Equipment.