Karen de Segundo

Karen de Segundo has been an Advisor to EQT since 2010 and currently chairs the Investment Advisory Committee of EQT Infrastructure III, IV and V.

Karen chairs the Board of Cubico Sustainable Investments Ltd since 2015 and has been a Member of the Supervisory Board of E.ON SE since 2005, where she chairs the Innovation and Sustainability Committee.

Her 35 year international career in Shell included postings to Brazil, Uruguay and the USA. She was CEO of Shell International’s Renewable Energy business and prior to that CEO of Shell’s Global Gas & Power business.  

Her non-executive roles included member of the Supervisory Boards of Royal Ahold NV and Pöyry Oyj and NED of British American Tobacco Plc, Lonmin Plc, Ensus Ltd and of the BlackRock New Energy Investment Trust, as well as member of the General Electric Eco Advisory Board.

Karen received her Master of Law degree from Leiden University in 1970 and followed this with an MBA from Michigan State University in 1971.