Materials & mining
Polina is currently operations excellence specialist at bp, where she supports bp’s production assets and refineries across the world.
She is a chartered engineer and holds MSc in chemical engineering and also in corrosion engineering. Her first job was on Sakhalin Island where she looked after the integrity of onshore plant, offshore platform and interconnecting pipelines to ensure hydrocarbons stay in the pipe and there is no harm to people or environment.
As well as being a QEPrize Ambassador, Polina is a STEM ambassador and is mentoring several students via the World Petroleum Council, Royal Academy of Engineering and Social Mobility Foundation initiatives.
Polina is also the chair of London Branch of Institute of Corrosion.