The Board of Trustees of The Power of Nutrition is pleased to announce the appointment of Al Cook as an independent Trustee. Al joins the board with immediate effect.
Al Cook is currently Executive Vice President at Equinor, leading on Global Strategy and Business Development. Al joined Equinor in 2016 and has over 20 years’ experience in the energy sector. Equinor is an international energy company. It is the largest operator in Norway and one of the world’s largest offshore operators as well as being a growing force in the renewable energy market.
Prior to Equinor, Al worked at BP, where he was Chief of Staff to the CEO, having joined in 1996 taking on a series of project development and commercial roles in the North Sea and Gulf of Mexico. From 2005, he led the IGB2 Project in Vietnam and acted as President for BP in Vietnam. Al worked from 2009 to 2014 as BP’s Vice President leading developments in Azerbaijan.
Al Cook brings considerable business expertise and experience and will work with the other Trustees to provide strategic guidance to the organisation.
Mike Rann, chair of The Power of Nutrition’s board of directors, expressed his congratulations:
“We are delighted to welcome Al as an independent Trustee on The Power of Nutrition’s Board” Mike said, “and we are looking forward to start working with him to achieve our vision of a world where every child has access to good nutrition and care”.
Al Cook, Executive Vice President at Equinor and Power of Nutrition board director, said:
“I have been a supporter of The Power of Nutrition for four years, so joining the Board of Trustees feels like a natural step to me. I am honoured to be able contribute to such an important cause and put my knowledge and experience to good use to help eradicate undernutrition.”
The Power of Nutrition’s Board consists of nine members with senior experience across industry, government, commerce, international development and law. They bring together multi-sectoral expertise and are responsible for the oversight and governance of The Power of Nutrition.