Charlotte Wolff-Bye

Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer, PETRONAS


In June 2021, CHARLOTTE WOLFF-BYE joined Petronas as Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer, PETRONAS.

Previously, Charlotte worked for the Norwegian energy company Equinor in the role of Vice President Sustainability. At Equinor she delivered the company’s first sustainability strategy that laid the foundation for the company’s low carbon focus. She was also Equinor’s representative on the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) and the World Bank’s Global Gas Flaring Reduction Initiative (GGFR). From 2007 – 2014, Charlotte held the position of General Manager Corporate Responsibility for the global steel and mining company ArcelorMittal.
Prior to her career in heavy industry, extractives and energy, Charlotte spent a decade in the telecommunications sector, most notably in Telefonica and O2. Previous experiences include working in multilateral lending, music marketing and diplomatic affairs.

Charlotte is a longstanding and active champion of corporate sustainability practices and has most recently contributed to the book ‘Corporate Sustainability in Practice: A Guide for Strategy Development and Implementation”. She is the recipient of a leadership award by Devex for her contribution to international development. Currently, she serves on the board of trustees of the UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, United Kingdom.