Technology, Innovation & Decarbonisation in the Energy Sectors

Esther Diederen

Position: People & Process Transformation Lead, Digital, Spirit Energy

Esther Diederen, originally from the Netherlands but living in Aberdeen working for Spirit Energy (formerly Centrica) since 2014. Part of a working group of 5 writing Spirit Energy’s Digital White Paper and setting out the Digital Strategy for the company. This got ExCom approval in June 2019 and we got tasked with forming and setting up the Digital Team and delivering the Digital Strategy. In the Digital Team Esther is responsible for the People and Process Transformation and is leading the Digital Workplace initiative as well as process optimisation and automation products. Esther’s background is in Psychology (MSc in Cognitive psychology) and in Financial Management (MSc). She started her career in the Netherlands as a management consultant focusing on change and transformation. Transferred to the Oil& Gas industry in 2009 working for TAQA Bratani and BP before she started at Centrica in 2014. Currently living in Aberdeen with her husband Sandy and two kids Freddie and Rebecca.