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Dianne Dubetz Anderson

Dianne Anderson




  • BSCE, WVU, 1983

Dianne Anderson is the first Executive Director of the Great Lakes Energy Institute at Case Western Reserve University. Since 2008, Dianne has been inspiring faculty to aim their research toward the world’s most pressing energy problem, having herself spent 30 years working in energy. The university has quadrupled their level of energy-related research since the launch of the Institute.

Previously, Dianne worked for BP for 25 years and was appointed President, US West Rockies Fuel in 2006. Having joined BP in 1983, Dianne progressed through roles in upstream exploration and downstream transportation fuels, natural gas and electricity. Dianne held several global leadership positions over her career, across the US and internationally in London and Krakow, Poland. In a variety of strategic and operating roles, Dianne brought clean fuels to market with the enactment of Clean Air Act and managed a natural gas and electric-power regulatory affairs for Canada and the US.

Anderson graduated magna cum laude in 1983 with a BSCE from West Virginia University and serves as the Chair of the Statler Engineering College’s Visiting Committee. She completed senior-executive development programs at Harvard, Cambridge University, and Northwestern University, and was a visiting faculty member in Stanford University’s program on Customer Focused Innovation.