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Jessica Uhl
Jessica Uhl
President, GE Vernova

Jessica is the president of GE Vernova. In this role, she oversees technology, innovation, and growth. She is also responsible for business development and energy transition partnerships. 

For two decades, Jessica has led energy businesses from power generation to solar manufacturing and upstream oil and gas production.  Her work has been guided by the ambition of achieving an energy system that is sustainable, just and resilient, enabling progress and prosperity.

Prior to GE Vernova, Jessica was executive co-chair of Mission Possible Partnership and an advisor to Breakthrough Energy. Her work focused on deploying existing and emerging decarbonization solutions, working with corporates, start-ups, government, and non-profits. Jessica was previously CFO of Shell plc where she led major strategic initiatives to reposition the company to lead in the energy transition and drive wider ESG ambitions. Before joining Shell, she led corporate development transactions in the power sector for Enron globally. Jessica started her career at Citibank where she worked in commercial and real estate lending. 

Jessica sits on the board of RMI and Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy and was previously on the board of Goldman Sachs and GE.  She has been named to the Forbes and Fortune lists of the Most Powerful Women and an OUTstanding Ally. Jessica graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UC Berkeley and received a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD.