Kate Kerigan

Lead, Marine Heavy Offroad Electrification R&D Project

Kate Kerigan leads Shell’s Marine Heavy Offroad Electrification R&D project, which is developing an end-to-end integration from the vessel battery, charging system,  onshore microgrid and energy management system (EMS), and, uniquely, power provisioning, including onsite renewables generation, to support our customers’ decarbonization goals. She also leads the GHG countermeasures program for Shell TechWorks, Shell’s internal innovation group.

Prior to working at Shell, Kate ran the Office of the Ombudsman and Special Projects under Massachusetts’ Energy and Environmental Affairs Agency, managed civil and environmental remediation projects at GZA GeoEnvironmental and Exxon Mobil, and led strategic development at a defense industry startup through its IPO and acquisition.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering from MIT, a Bachelor of Arts from the College of the Holy Cross, and was a Fulbright Scholar in Indonesia. She’s an avid skier, jogger, and frequent (and middling) baker.