Sara joined Lightsource BP in 2020, and is based in San Francisco, heading up the technical integration of PV plants with storage systems, including various types of battery storage and supporting bp’s green hydrogen efforts where appropriate. She has over a decade of international engineering and operational experience in high tech industries active in the Solar PV industry since 2008 working across US, Europe and APAC. She joined Lightsource bp from Shell, where she was the Head of Global Technology and Engineering. Sara’s expertise includes managing external development and execution partners such as owner’s engineering and technical advisers to support development, execution and commissioning of PV power plants with and without storage components. Sara also has supported internal teams such as Business Development and origination teams to optimise the technical/commercial solutions.