Alexa is an experienced chemical engineer who brings a unique perspective from her time spent in the oil & gas and renewable energy sectors. She worked for BP in their Fuels and Lubricants Technology Division, where she gained a breadth of experience in automotive, aviation, and industrial lubricants; biofuels, and traditional fossil fuels. She provided technical support to BP’s largest U.S. refinery in Whiting, Indiana, managing several high-profile product quality improvement projects.
Alexa is a Fulbright Fellow and completed her research in Bahía Blanca, Argentina in 2015. Her work involved evaluating the sustainability of various biodiesel feedstocks and completing a life cycle assessment (LCA) of Jatropha curcas biodiesel.