Anelia leads the delivery of the Trading Operations program in the Supply and Trading organization of BP. It is a global program with the objective to transform the operator’s role into the second most commercial role in supply and trading (after Traders). Anelia manages a diverse and globally dispersed team, based out of 4 locations (Chicago, London, Bangalore and Singapore). They continuously look for opportunities where technology can bring value to the business.

Anelia started her career in BP as a developer and was the first member of the Rapid Application Development (RAD) team. Since then she has held various roles within IT&S. She has certifications in PMP and Six Sigma.

Anelia’s passion has always been value delivery, while working in partnership with BP’s commercial teams. BP uses agile processes (especially Scrum) and drives to create great software that enables process efficiencies and helps reduce operational risk: “I truly enjoy the experience and I am looking forward to new challenges ahead, enabling organizational agility, as well as reducing cost and complexity.”

Anelia is from Bulgaria, located on the West of the Black sea and North from Greece in South-East Europe. She moved to the United States in 1999 and lives in the Chicago western suburbs with her family. Outside of work, she loves skiing and enjoys teaching her children and coaching kids during the winter ski club.