Chief Operating Officer
Dawn Summers joined Wintershall Dea in 2020 as Chief Operating Officer. She is responsible for the company’s operations in the Middle East and North Africa region, as well as in Norway, the Southern North Sea, and Germany. Summers has over 25 years’ experience in the gas and oil industry. Over twenty years she held a variety of leadership roles at BP, working in Houston, London, Azerbaijan and the North Sea region. She then held roles at Genel Energy and Origin Energy, before serving as Chief Operating Officer of the Australian oil and gas producer Beach Energy between 2018 and 2020.
Summers holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Edinburgh University and in Executive Operations Leadership from MIT Sloan School of Management. She is active within the industry, and alongside her role as Wintershall Dea COO she was elected President of Gas Naturally, an a natural gas industry group, in 2020.