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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Helge Lund

56 2019 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Robert Dudley

64 2010 Group Chief Executive, Executive Director

Lamar McKay

60 2016 Deputy Group Chief Executive

Brian Gilvary

57 2012 Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Susan Dio

58 2018 Chairman and president - BP America

Tufan Erginbilgic

59 2014 Chief Executive - Downstream

Bernard Looney

48 2016 Chief Executive - Upstream

Helmut Schuster

58 2011 Executive Vice President, Group Human Resources Director

Bob Fryar

55 2013 Executive Vice President - Safety and Operational risk

Andy Hopwood

61 2018 Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Upstream Strategy

Dev Sanyal

53 2016 Executive Vice President - Regions, Chief Executive - Alternative Energy

Eric Nitcher

56 2017 Group General Counsel

David Eyton

58 2018 Group Head - Technology

Angela Strank

66 2018 BP Chief Scientist and Head of Technology - Downstream

Ben Mathews

2019 Company Secretary

Nils Andersen

60 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Alan Boeckmann

70 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Alison Carnwath

66 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Pamela Daley

66 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ian Davis

68 2017 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Ann Dowling

66 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Melody Meyer

61 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Brendan Nelson

69 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Paula Reynolds

62 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Sawers

62 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Craig Marshall

2018 Group Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Helge Lund

Mr. Helge Lund is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Helge served as chief executive of BG Group from 2015 to 2016, when the company merged with Shell. He joined BG Group from Statoil where he served as president and chief executive officer for 10 years from 2004. Prior to Statoil, he was president and chief executive officer of Aker Kvaerner, an industrial conglomerate with operations in oil and gas, engineering and construction, pulp and paper and shipbuilding. He has also held executive positions in Aker RGI, a Norwegian industrial holding company, and Hafslund Nycomed, an industrial group with business activities in pharmaceuticals and energy. He has worked as a consultant with McKinsey & Company and has served as a political adviser for the parliamentary group of the Conservative party in Norway. Helge is chairman of the board of Novo Nordisk AS, a global healthcare company. Prior to joining BP, he was a non-executive director of the oil service group Schlumberger from 2016 to 2018, and Nokia from 2011 to 2014. He is an operating adviser to Clayton Dubilier & Rice, a US investment firm. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Crisis Group a nd served as a member on the United Nations Secretary-General’s Advisory Group on Sustainable Energy from 2011 to 2014. He has a degree in business economics from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD business school in France.

Robert Dudley

Mr. Robert W. (Bob) Dudley serves as Group Chief Executive, Executive Director of BP Plc. Bob joined Amoco Corporation in 1979, working in a variety of engineering and commercial posts. Between 1994 and 1997 he worked on corporate development in Russia. In 1997 he became general manager for strategy for Amoco and in 1999, following the merger between BP and Amoco, was appointed to a similar role in BP. Between 1999 and 2000 he was executive assistant to the group chief executive, subsequently becoming group vice president for BP’s renewables and alternative energy activities. In 2002 he became group vice president responsible for BP’s upstream businesses in Russia, the Caspian region, Angola, Algeria and Egypt. From 2003 to 2008 he was president and chief executive officer of TNK-BP. On his return to BP in 2009, he was appointed to the BP board and oversaw the group’s activities in the Americas and Asia. During 2010 he served as the president and chief executive officer of BP’s Gulf Coast Restoration Organization in the US. He was appointed a director of Rosneft in March 2013 following BP’s acquisition of a stake in Rosneft. Since 2016, he has chaired the Oil and Gas Community of the World Economic Forum and is chair of the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI).

Lamar McKay

Mr. Lamar McKay serves as Deputy Group Chief Executive of the Company. Lamar McKay is accountable for group strategy and long-term planning, group economics, safety and operational risk, group technology and the legal function. In addition to supporting the group chief executive, he also focuses on various corporate governance activities including ethics and compliance. Lamar started his career in 1980 with Amoco and held a range of technical and leadership roles. During 1998 to 2000, he worked on the BP-Amoco merger and served as head of strategy and planning for the exploration and production business. In 2000 he became business unit leader for the central North Sea. In 2001 he became chief of staff for exploration and production, and subsequently for BP’s deputy group chief executive. Lamar became group vice president, Russia and Kazakhstan in 2003. He served as a member of the board of directors of TNK-BP between February 2004 and May 2007. In 2007 he was appointed executive vice president, BP America. In 2008 he became executive vice president, special projects where he led BP’s efforts to restructure the governance framework for TNK-BP. In 2009 Lamar was appointed chairman and president of BP America, serving as BP’s chief representative in the US. In January 2013, he became chief executive, upstream, responsible for exploration, development and production, serving in the role until April 2016.

Brian Gilvary

Dr. Brian Gilvary serves as Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of BP Plc. Brian was appointed chief financial officer on 1 January 2012. The role includes responsibility for finance, tax, treasury, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, audit, global business services, information technology and procurement. He also has accountability for both integrated supply and trading, and the shipping division responsible for BP’s tanker fleet. Brian joined BP in 1986 after obtaining a PhD in mathematics from the University of Manchester. Following a broad range of roles in upstream, downstream and trading in Europe and the US, he became downstream’s commercial director from 2002 to 2005. From 2005 until 2009 he was chief executive of the integrated supply and trading function, BP’s commodity trading arm. In 2010 he was appointed deputy group chief financial officer with responsibility for the finance function. He was a director of TNK-BP over two periods, from 2003 to 2005 and from 2010 until the sale of the business and BP’s acquisition of Rosneft equity in 2013. He served on the HM Treasury Financial Management Review Board from 2014 to 2017.

Susan Dio

Ms. Susan Dio is Chairman and president - BP America of the Company. She is chairman and president of BP America, providing leadership and oversight to BP’s US businesses, which employ around 14,000 people. These businesses include oil and gas exploration and production, refining, petrochemicals, supply and trading, pipeline operations, shipping, retail, and alternative energy. Since joining the company in 1984, she has held key operational and executive positions in the US, UK, and Australia. Before assuming her current role, Susan served as chief executive officer of BP shipping, where she managed the fleet of BP-operated and chartered vessels that move more than 200 million tonnes of products across the globe each year. She also previously served as head of audit for BP’s downstream segment, as business unit leader of the Bulwer Island refinery, and as plant manager of Texas City chemicals. Outside BP, Susan is a member of the American Petroleum Institute Board and Executive Committee, the Greater Houston Partnership Executive Committee, and the Ford’s Theatre Board of Trustees Executive Committee.

Tufan Erginbilgic

Mr. Tufan Erginbilgic is Chief Executive - Downstream of the Company. He was appointed chief executive, Downstream on 1 October 2014. Prior to this, Tufan was the chief operating officer of the fuels business, accountable for BP’s fuels value chains worldwide, the global fuels businesses and the refining, sales and commercial optimization functions for fuels. Tufan joined Mobil in 1990 and BP in 1997 and has held a wide variety of roles in refining and marketing in Turkey, various European countries and the UK. He became head of the European fuels business in 2004 and took up leadership of BP’s lubricant business in 2006, before moving to head the group chief executive’s office. In 2009 he became chief operating officer for the eastern hemisphere fuels value chains and lubricants businesses.

Bernard Looney

Mr. Bernard Looney serves as Chief Executive - Upstream of the Company. He is responsible for the Upstream segment which consists of exploration, development and production. Bernard joined BP in 1991 as a drilling engineer, working in the North Sea, Vietnam and the Gulf of Mexico. In 2005 he became senior vice president for BP Alaska before becoming head of the group chief executive’s office in 2007. In 2009 he became the managing director of BP’s North Sea business in the UK and Norway. At the same time, Bernard became a member of the Oil & Gas UK Board. He became executive vice president, developments in October 2010, and in February 2013 became chief operating officer, production, serving in the role until April 2016.

Helmut Schuster

Dr. Helmut Schuster serves as an Executive Vice President, Group Human Resources Director of BP Plc. Helmut Schuster became group human resources (HR) director in March 2011. In this role he is accountable for the BP human resources function. He completed his post graduate diploma in international relations and his PhD in economics at the University of Vienna and then began his career working for Henkel in a marketing capacity. Since joining BP in 1989 Helmut has held a number of leadership roles. He has worked in BP in the US, UK and continental Europe and within most parts of refining, marketing, trading and gas and power. Before taking on his current role, his portfolio of responsibilities as vice president, HR included the refining and marketing segment of BP and corporate and functions. That role saw him leading the people agenda for roughly 60,000 people across the globe that included businesses such as petrochemicals, fuels value chains, lubricants and functional experts across the group. Outside of his role, Helmut is a non-executive director of Ivoclar Vivadent. Additionally, he is an alumni and advocate of AFS, which is an NGO that promotes intercultural learning.

Bob Fryar

Mr. Bob Fryar serves as Executive Vice President - Safety and Operational risk of BP Plc. Bob Fryar is responsible for strengthening safety, operational risk management and the systematic management of operations across the BP group. He is group head of safety and operational risk, with accountability for group-level disciplines including engineering, health, safety, security, remediation management and the environment. In this capacity, he looks after the group-wide operating management system implementation and capability programmes. Bob has over 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, having joined Amoco Production Company in 1985. Between 2010 and 2013 Bob was executive vice president of the production division, accountable for safe and compliant exploration and production operations and stewardship of resources across all regions. Prior to this, Bob was chief executive of BP Angola and also held several management positions in Trinidad, including chief operating officer for Atlantic LNG and vice president of operations. Bob has also served in a variety of engineering and management positions in onshore US and the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

Andy Hopwood

Mr. Andy Hopwood serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Upstream Strategy of BP Plc. Andy joined BP in 1980, spending his first 10 years in operations in the North Sea, Wytch Farm and Indonesia. In 1989 Andy joined the corporate planning team formulating BP’s upstream strategy and subsequent portfolio rationalization. Andy held commercial leadership positions in Mexico and Venezuela before becoming the upstream’s planning manager. Following the BP-Amoco merger, Andy spent time leading BP’s businesses in Azerbaijan, Trinidad & Tobago and onshore North America. In 2009 he joined the upstream executive team as head of portfolio and technology and in 2010 was appointed executive vice president, exploration and production. Most recently, Andy was appointed chief operating officer, upstream strategy in April 2018.

Dev Sanyal

Mr. Dev Sanyal serves as Executive Vice President - Regions, Chief Executive - Alternative Energy of the Company. Dev Sanyal is responsible for alternative energy globally and for the group’s interests in the Europe and Asia regions. Dev joined BP in 1989 and has held a variety of international roles in London, Athens, Istanbul, Vienna and Dubai. He was general manager, former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, prior to being appointed chief executive, BP Eastern Mediterranean in 1999. In November 2003 he was appointed chief executive, Air BP International and in June 2006 was appointed head of the group chief executive’s office. In 2007, he assumed the role of group vice president and group treasurer. During this period he was also chairman of BP investment management and was accountable for the group’s aluminium interests. Until April 2016, Dev was executive vice president, strategy and regions.

Eric Nitcher

Mr. Eric Leslie Nitcher serves as Group General Counsel of the Company. Eric Nitcher is responsible for legal matters across the BP group. Eric began his career in the late 1980s working as a litigation and regulatory lawyer in Wichita, Kansas. He joined Amoco in 1990 and over the years has held a wide variety of roles, both within and outside the US. In 2000, Eric moved to London to work in the mergers and acquisitions legal team where he played a key role in the formation of the Russian joint venture TNK-BP. Eric returned to Houston in 2007 where he served as special counsel and chief of staff to BP America’s chairman and president. Most recently he played a leading role in the settlement of the Deepwater Horizon US government claims and resolution of many of the remaining private claims.

David Eyton

Mr. David Eyton is Group Head - Technology of the Company. As group head of technology, David Eyton is accountable for technology strategy and its implementation across BP. This includes corporate venture capital investments and conducting research and development in areas of corporate renewal. In this role, David sits on the Oil & Gas Climate Initiative Climate Investments Board. David joined BP in 1982 from Cambridge University with an engineering degree.

Angela Strank

Dame Angela Rosemary Emily Strank is BP Chief Scientist and Head of Technology - Downstream of the Company. She is responsible for technology across BP’s petrochemicals, refining, fuels and lubricants businesses. As BP’s chief scientist she is accountable for developing strategic insights from advances in science and managing technology capability in BP. Dame Angela joined BP in 1982 as a geologist in exploration and has held various technical and commercial leadership roles across upstream and downstream including: chief financial officer lubricants (Americas), BP/ Statoil alliance manager Nigeria, business development manager Angola, technology vice president, and head of the BP group chief executive’s office. In 2010 Dame Angela won the UK First Women’s Award in Science and Technology, and in 2018 was the first woman to receive the UK Energy Institute’s Cadman Award. In 2017 Dame Angela was awarded a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to the oil industry and women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Dame Angela holds honorary degrees from Royal Holloway University, London (DSc) and the University of Bradford.

Ben Mathews

Nils Andersen

Mr. Nils Smedegaard Andersen serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Nils Andersen was group chief executive of A.P. Møller-Mærsk from 2007 to June 2016. Prior to this he was executive vice president of Carlsberg A/S and Carlsberg Breweries A/S from 1999 to 2001, becoming president and chief executive officer from 2001 to 2007. Previous roles include non-executive director of Inditex S.A. and William Demant A/S. He has also served as managing director of Union Cervecera, Hannen Brauerei and chief executive officer of the drinks division of the Hero Group. Nils was elected as a member and chairman of the supervisory board of Akzo Nobel N.V. in April 2018 and was recently appointed as chairman of WWF Denmark. Nils received his graduate degree from the University of Aarhus.

Alan Boeckmann

Mr. Alan Lee Boeckmann serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Alan Boeckmann retired as non-executive chairman of Fluor Corporation in February 2012, ending a 35-year career with the company. Between 2002 and 2011 he held the post of chairman and chief executive officer, having previously been president and chief operating officer from 2001 to 2002. His tenure with the company included responsibility for global operations. As chairman and chief executive officer, he refocused the company on engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services. After graduating from the University of Arizona with a degree in electrical engineering, he joined Fluor in 1974 as an engineer and worked in a variety of domestic and international locations, including South Africa and Venezuela. Alan was previously a non-executive director of BHP Billiton and the Burlington Santa Fe Corporation, and has served on the boards of the American Petroleum Institute, the National Petroleum Council, the Eisenhower Medical Center and the advisory board of Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business. He led the formation of the World Economic Forum’s ‘Partnering Against Corruption’ initiative in 2004.

Alison Carnwath

Dame Alison Carnwath is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She qualified as a chartered accountant before going on to hold a number of senior financial advisory roles in London and New York. For more than 15 years, Dame Alison’s career, in her capacities as senior adviser, director and chairman, has enabled her to demonstrate her expertise on financial, strategic and good governance matters both in and outside of the board room. Her current roles include independent director of PACCAR Inc, director and audit committee chair of Zurich Insurance Group and supervisory board member and audit committee chair BASF SE. Previous roles of note include chairmanship of Land Securities Group plc as well as non-executive directorships of Barclays plc and Man Group plc. Dame Alison is a chartered accountant, holds an undergraduate degree, has two honorary degrees and in 2014 was appointed to the order of Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for her services to business and diversity.

Pamela Daley

Ms. Pamela Daley is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She spent most of her career with the General Electric Company. She joined GE in 1989 as tax counsel and held a number of senior executive roles in the company, serving most recently as senior vice president and senior advisor to the chairman from April to December 2013, when she retired from GE. Between 2004 and 2013 she was senior vice president of corporate business development at GE, where she was responsible for GE’s mergers, acquisitions and divestiture activities worldwide, and prior to that, from 1991 to 2004, served as vice president and senior counsel for transactions. Pamela Daley has served as a director of BlackRock since 2014 and of SecureWorks since 2016. She was a director of BG Group plc from 2014 to 2016 until its acquisition by Shell, a director of Patheon N.V. from 2016 to 2017 until its acquisition by Thermo Fisher, and was previously a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, a major US law firm, where she specialized in domestic and cross-border tax-oriented financings and commercial transactions. Pamela Daley is a qualified lawyer, she worked in highly regulated industries, holding senior roles on other boards including chair of the governance and nominating committee at SecureWorks and chair of the audit committee at BlackRock.

Ian Davis

Mr. Ian E. L. Davis serves Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. He served as Chairman of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc, Non-executive director of Majid Al Futtaim Holding LLC, Non-executive director of Johnson & Johnson, Inc., Non-executive director of Teach for All. Ian Davis is senior partner emeritus of McKinsey & Company. He was a partner at McKinsey for 31 years until 2010 and served as chairman and managing director between 2003 and 2009. Ian has a MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Balliol College, University of Oxford.

Ann Dowling

Prof. Dame Ann Dowling serves as a Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. She is a deputy vice-chancellor at the University of Cambridge where she was appointed a professor of mechanical engineering in the department of engineering in 1993. She was head of the department of engineering at the university from 2009 to 2014. Her research is in fluid mechanics, acoustics and combustion, and she has held visiting posts at MIT and at Caltech. She chairs BP’s technical advisory council. Dame Ann is a fellow of the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering and a foreign associate of the US National Academy of Engineering, the Chinese Academy of Engineering and the French Academy of Sciences. She has honorary degrees from 18 universities, including the University of Oxford, Imperial College London and the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. She was elected President of the Royal Academy of Engineering in September 2014 and in December 2015 was appointed to the Order of Merit.

Melody Meyer

Ms. Melody Meyer is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Melody Meyer started her career with Gulf Oil in Houston. Gulf Oil later merged with Chevron where Melody remained until her retirement in 2016. During her career with Chevron, Melody had key leadership roles in global exploration and production, working on international projects and operational assignments. In 2004 Melody became vice president for the Gulf of Mexico business unit, and in 2008 became president of the Chevron Energy Technology Company. From 2011 Melody was president of Asia Pacific Exploration and Production, responsible for the financial and operating performance of the upstream assets in nine countries in Chevron’s Asia Pacific region. Melody was the executive sponsor of the Chevron Women’s Network and continues as a mentor and advocate for the advancement of women in the industry. She was recognized as a 2009 Trinity Distinguished Alumni, with the BioHouston Women in Science Award, was the ASME Rhodes Petroleum Industry Leadership Award recipient and in 2018 as an Influential Woman in Energy.

Brendan Nelson

Mr. Brendan R. Nelson serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. Brendan is a chartered accountant. He was made a partner of KPMG in 1984. He served as a member of the UK board of KPMG from 2000 to 2006, subsequently being appointed vice chairman until his retirement in 2010. At KPMG International he held a number of senior positions including global chairman, banking and global chairman, financial services. He served for six years as a member of the Financial Services Practitioner Panel and in 2013 was the president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Paula Reynolds

Ms. Paula Rosput Reynolds serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He is the former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Safeco Corporation, a Fortune 500 property and casualty insurance company that was acquired by Liberty Mutual Insurance Group in 2008. She also served as vice chair and chief restructuring officer for American International Group (AIG) for a period after the US government became the financial sponsor from 2008 to 2009. Previously Paula was an executive in the energy industry. She was chairman, president and chief executive officer of AGL Resources Inc., an operator of natural gas infrastructure in the US, now a subsidiary of Southern Company. Prior to this, she led a subsidiary of Duke Energy Corporation that was a merchant operator of electricity generation. She commenced her energy career at PG&E Corp. Paula was awarded the National Association of Corporate Directors (US) Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014.

John Sawers

Sir. John Sawers serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Sir John Sawers spent 36 years in public service in the UK, working on foreign policy, international security and intelligence. Sir John was chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, MI6, from 2009 to 2014 – a period of international upheaval and growing security threats, as well as closer public scrutiny of the intelligence agencies. Prior to that, the bulk of his career was in diplomacy, representing the British government around the world and leading negotiations at the UN, in the European Union and in the G8. He was the UK ambassador to the United Nations from 2007 to 2009, political director and main board member of the Foreign Office from 2003 to 2007, special representative in Iraq during 2003, ambassador to Egypt from 2001 to 2003 and foreign policy adviser to the Prime Minister from 1999 to 2001. Earlier in his career, he was posted to Washington, South Africa, Syria and Yemen. Sir John is now chairman of Macro Advisory Partners, a firm that advises clients on the intersection of policy, politics and markets.

Craig Marshall