Jayne Baird

Vice President, Exploration Africa & Atlantic Margins


Jayne Baird is Vice President of Exploration Africa & Atlantic Margins, a role she has held since July 2013.She has over twenty years industry experience across exploration and subsurface production.

She joined the company in 2005 as a Senior Explorationist working in the Mauritania Exploration Team, later moving into the roles of Team Leader, Exploration Manager and Business Development Manager for the Africa Region.

In 2008, she moved into the Australia Exploration Team, leading a ten well deepwater drilling exploration campaign in the Outer Exmouth and Cazadores basins, again as a Team Leader and Exploration Manager.

After year-long stint as a Senior Manager of Internal Audit beginning in 2011, Jayne took on the role of Exploration Screening Manager, a role which led her to her current position.

Jayne holds an honours degree in Geology and a Masters degrees in Basin Dynamics and was educated at London University.