The future of new energy

Keynote speeches   |   Panel discussions   |   Interactive workshops


The Chester Hotel, Aberdeen


Tuesday 26th September 2023, 1pm

Championing women, and their supporters, in new energy.

Our purpose is to support and celebrate the critical role women have in shaping the future of the energy sector – Women in New Energy (W.I.N.E) is a platform that aims to bring women from new energy together to share knowledge through networking, mentoring and collaboration.

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 The inaugural W.I.N.E event featured sector-leading keynote speeches, panel discussions and interactive workshops that allowed attendees to connect, learn and collaborate with their peers and industry experts.

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Watch both panel sessions from the inaugural Women in New Energy event here

A full day of industry insight.

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Beena Sharma

CEO and Co-Founder, CCU International 

Beena is the CEO and Co-Founder of CCU International. CCU International provide next-generation carbon capture technology that captures and utilises carbon dioxide from industry emissions.

Beena is a multi-award-winning professional who sits on multiple international boards including the Society for Low Carbon Technologies and Carbon Capture Storage Brazil.

Having worked in multiple industries, her experience has taken her to various locations around the world. Industries including oil & gas, renewables, manufacturing, construction, and healthcare.

Beena has proven experience in managing high growth and innovative businesses, developing climate change programmes, and driving net zero strategy for businesses.

She is a professional with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), a Postgraduate in Psychology and is a qualified Carbon management specialist.

Ingrid Huldal

Director of Portfolio Advancement, Expro

Ingrid Huldal is a seasoned professional in the energy industry, currently serving as the Director for Portfolio Advancement at Expro. In this role, she spearheads the creation of a market compelling portfolio offering and drives Expro’s growth strategy within the context of the Energy Transition.

With an impressive career spanning nearly 30 years, Ingrid has acquired a diverse international experience, having lived and worked in various countries including Texas, Norway, Italy, Australia, Angola, Canada, and the UK. Her expertise lies in Completions, Sand Control, and Stimulation, where she has built a solid reputation for delivering outstanding results and client-focused solutions.
In 2018, after two decades of international work experience, Ingrid returned to Scotland and joined Expro in 2019 where she combines her passion for technology that reduces the world’s carbon footprint with delivering sustainable solutions to energy challenges.

Ingrid’s unique skill set is characterized by a blend of strong technical expertise, business acumen, strategic thinking, and a wealth of industry experience across the energy sector. Her expertise spans the entire well life cycle, encompassing well design, well construction, late-life production optimization, and decommissioning.
Beyond her professional pursuits, Ingrid is a firm believer in the power of technology, diversity, and fostering collaboration. These values underpin her approach to leadership and problem-solving, as she strives to make a positive impact on the energy industry.

Martin Hottass

Corporate Development Director, 3t

Martin Hottass joined 3T as Corporate Development Director in April 2022 from City & Guilds Group where he was Managing Director for Technical Training from October 2018 onwards. Prior to taking up his role with City & Guilds Martin had been working for Siemens plc since 2006 and was responsible for the skills agenda at Siemens in the UK and the company’s apprenticeship provision in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

He also represented Siemens on the Apprenticeship Advisory Board at the Department for Education and served on a number of steering boards including the National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR) and the Energy Efficiency Industrial Partnership.

Martin was appointed to the Route Panel for Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering at the Institute for Apprenticeships in 2017 and worked as an expert advisor on it until September 2018.

In February 2012, Martin became an Apprenticeship Ambassador.

CCU International

Providing next-generation patented carbon capture and refinement technology for emitters of all sizes across all industries, CCU International enables the capture, processing, and liquefaction of captured carbon dioxide (CO2) from industry flue and chimney stacks. 

As a result of CCU International’s patented technology, captured carbon dioxide can be re-used in industrial processes by converting it into plastics, concrete, surfactants, diesel, chemicals, and sustainable aviation fuel to name a few.

CCU International is industry agnostic, assisting any sector to decarbonise regardless of size or location, while also supporting revenue generation. From integration, maintenance, and servicing to downstream solutions, CCU International provides complete solutions for its clients.


Working for clients across the entire well life cycle, Expro is a leading provider of energy services, offering cost-effective, innovative solutions and best-in-class safety and service quality. The company’s extensive portfolio of capabilities spans well construction, well flow management, subsea well access, and well integrity and intervention.

Founded in 1938, Expro has more than 7,200 employees and provides services and solutions to leading exploration and production companies in both onshore and offshore environments in approximately 60 countries with over 100 locations.

Today, Expro’s wells expertise and range of well intervention, integrity and flow measurement offerings are transferable to the geothermal industry, offering a low-carbon line of business adjacent to its oil and gas portfolio. As the energy industry seeks to address the challenges of tomorrow, Expro is well positioned to play a leading role in enabling its clients to achieve their carbon reduction goals in support of the energy transition.

Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production.


Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, delivering solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 36,000 remarkable people. We design the future.


Based in Aberdeen Scotland, Load Monitoring Systems (LMS) specialise in the design and manufacturing of intelligent lifting equipment and services, including sales and rental of load cells, winch monitoring systems and crane safety instrumentation. LMS products and services are being supplied to over 45 countries and most continents, often with support from local distributors and agents. LMS has a proven track record developing a range of products and services tailored around customer requirements. Earlier this year, LMS were revealed as one of 148 UK organisations to be recognised with a prestigious King’s Award for Enterprise, for excellence in international trade.


LMS continues to build the business and extend its offering with increased rental stock, larger capacity equipment and by providing a ‘FAST-TRACK’ repair and calibration service, specifically created to support customers where turnaround time frames are critical.


Leyton is an international consulting firm that helps businesses leverage financial incentives to boost their growth and achieve long-lasting performance. They simplify access to these complex incentives.

Their combined teams of highly skilled Tax and Technical specialists, enhanced with cutting-edge digital tools, maximise the financial benefits for businesses. With compliance always in front of mind, they have been delivering optimal services for our clients for over 25 years, allowing us to establish the peace of mind that you will always receive the maximum benefits without any risks.


International School Aberdeen (ISA)

Established in 1972, ISA is Scotland’s first international school. The school’s mission is to deliver excellence in education through a safe and caring learning environment and its strength is diverse intelligence, providing something different when it comes to independent education.

At the heart of the school, there is a drive to support children to find their place in the world. ISA welcomes children from age 3 to 18 and provides students with a comprehensive university preparatory education using best practices in education from around the world.

As a diverse international school, ISA focuses on nurturing students to take charge of their own learning where they are challenged to reach their maximum potential through academic success and personal growth, becoming learners for life and socially responsible, active global citizens.

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