Full Name
Gareth Burns
Job Title
Vice President
Company
Equinor Ventures
Speaker Bio
Gareth Burns is vice president of Equinor Ventures, Equinor’s corporate venture capital fund. Prior to establishing Equinor Energy Ventures in 2016, Gareth was senior vice president for business development and has over 25 years’ experience within the energy industry. He has held various management positions since 2006 and has worked in all areas of the oil and gas value chain.

In addition to chairing the Equinor Ventures Investment Committee, Gareth is chair of the Equinor UK Limited Employee Benefits Plan. Gareth is the vice chair and trustee (“director”) of Stewardship Services (UKET) Limited where he also chairs the Audit and Risk Committee. He is a trustee of the Stewardship American Donor Fund UK Limited and his local church.

Gareth is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and has a BSc in Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics from Heriot-Watt University in the UK. He is an Irish citizen and lives with his family in London, UK.
Gareth Burns