Abigail Skerrett

Abigail works at pace and in close partnership with her clients, advising on talent needs across the board and C-suite. She brings a breadth of perspective across the energy market and is committed to presenting diverse talent to her clients.

Abigail Skerrett conducts senior-level executive and board searches for companies in the upstream oil and gas, chemical and energy equipment and services sectors. Based in London, Abigail is a member of the firm’s Global Energy & Natural Resources Practice, she co-leads the Energy Transition Practice and is also a member of the Chemicals, Materials & Packaging Practice.  Abigail operates across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, partnering with clients going through the energy transition, supporting them to align on talent needs at board, C-suite and functional levels.  Abigail’s sector experience spans upstream and downstream oil and gas, oilfield services, EPC and renewable energy, including wind, solar, biofuels, waste-to-energy, clean technology and recycling. She also partners with clients in chemicals and packaging, with a particular focus in recycling and the circular economy. She is passionate about energy transition and the importance of appointing leaders with experience in low carbon who can complement the skills of an existing management team.  Abigail has worked extensively with public companies and private equity funds. She is adept in all key functional disciplines across the energy sector. She also has a track record working for private equity funds, investing in the energy sector, to find leaders for portfolio companies at board and executive levels. She works cross-border and is a highly collaborative member of RRA’s Global Energy & Natural Resources Practice.

“Hard work, collaboration and partnership are key to success,  as are diversity, purpose and authentic values.”

Abigail received her BSc in psychology from the University of Leeds and her MSc in occupational psychology from Goldsmiths, University of London. She has Level A and B Psychometric Testing qualifications.
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