Petra Hirsch

Petra has worked in the energy industry since 1997 and began her career as an upstream oil and gas lawyer in Germany, before moving to London to work in the energy department of Denton’s, a global law firm. In 2001, Petra helped set up RWE Supply & Trading’s legal team in London and supported the company’s trading activities. She was also briefly seconded to the Nabucco pipeline project for RWE.  In 2010, Petra moved into Citibank’s commodities legal team in London and amongst other duties, headed up the contract negotiation team. Citi also sent Petra to South Africa for ten months where she was exposed to general banking activities.  After leaving Citi, Petra stayed in London and headed the legal and compliance team of a small prop trading firm.  She is now a part of the Uniper’s legal and compliance executive team. Petra is admitted as a German and English solicitor and holds an L.L.M in Petroleum law and an MBA from the London Business School. She is passionate about diversity and has a son and daughter.

Speaker Details
  • Profession

    Global Commodities Trading and Trading Compliance

  • Company

     Uniper Global Commodities

  • Country