Sandra (Sandy) Stash has over 35 years of international executive and non-executive board experience. Her professional career spans top leadership positions in general management, ESG, major projects, commercial negotiations, engineering and operations, supply chain management, HSE and external affairs in both the energy and hard rock mining industries.
Sandy serves in an advisory capacity and as a director for several not-for-profits and privately-held, community firms. She is an Independent Advisor at EDF Energy Thermal Generation Limited Board, providing oversight of EDF ‘s thermal generation in the UK. She serves on the Board of First Montana Bank, a privately-held, community bank in the US, serving on the Audit Committee. Sandy is also a Director for the Colorado School of Mines.
A petroleum engineer by training, Sandy was one of the first women to work as a drilling engineer at locations across North America. During the 1990s and early 2000s, she held P&L responsibility for the closure and resolution of legacy liabilities for ARCO’s – and then BP’s – discontinued businesses across North America. In 2003, she became VP HSE for TNK-BP, the then second-largest oil and gas producer in Russia. In 2006, as VP for Regulatory Affairs, Compliance and Ethics for BP Alaska, Sandy provided oversight and direction to BP’s response to the largest oil spill in Alaska since the Exxon Valdez. In 2008 she joined Talisman Energy in Calgary as Group Vice President of HSSE and Operational Integrity. Sandy joined Tullow Oil in 2013 and was EVP – Safety, Operations and Engineering and External Affairs based in London and working across Africa until retiring April 1, 2020, from that role.Back to Board