Katie Jackson is Senior Vice-President, Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, within Statoil. She graduated from University of Oxford with an MA in Biology. Jackson began her career at Shell in 1994, initially as a Drilling Engineer in the Netherlands and progressing to roles in business planning and energy marketing and trading. She spent five years in oil and gas investment banking with UBS, based in London and Houston. In 2005, Jackson joined Anadarko, where she held the position of Vice-President, Corporate Development, responsible for M&A and US business development from 2008. Jackson took up her current role at Statoil in 2010.