After nearly 40 years in the oil and gas industry, Jim joined IPIECA in 2017 as Technical Director, Climate and Energy. He graduated in Chemistry from Oxford University and spent the first part of his career in various technology roles. He has led global teams that developed new fuels and lubricants and provided support to refining and marketing. He has also worked on environmental and safety for the upstream business functions with a focus on policy development.
Since the 2015 Paris Agreement, IPIECA has continued to work on the topic of low emissions pathways. IPIECA has in collaboration with UN and IFC developed a shared understanding of the implication of the sustainable developments goals for the oil and gas industry and how the industry can contribute most effectively.
Jim Herbertson´s presentation can be downloaded here.