Alia is Head of Corporate Governance at BP plc where she leads a highly regarded team of company secretaries in the delivery of listed plc governance.
Starting her career on the graduate training programme at Ernst & Young, Alia qualified as a Chartered Company Secretary before moving in-house. Over the past 20 years Alia has built on this foundation with experience working at multiple FTSE 100 companies and has a deep understanding of governance best practice.
Alia holds both a law degree and the LPC. Named as a ‘Governance Trailblazer’ under the Governance Hot100 2022, Alia is a member of The Chartered Governance Institute’s Company Secretary’s Forum, the representative body for governance professionals and also directly supports the Chair of the GC100 with various workstreams.