Visiting Professor Earth Sciences
University of Oxford
Degree in Geology, University College Wales, UK; PhD, Leeds University, UK. Formerly, several years as Field Geologist, Africa. With BP: 1986, Technical Specialist, Structural Studies; early 1990s, with Global Basin Analysis Group, set direction of exploration strategy; several exploration business and functional roles, South America, North Sea and global new business; 2000, President, Middle East and South Asia; since October 2010, Executive Vice-President, Exploration and Member, BP Executive team. Former Member, Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). Former Council Member, Geological Society. Member, British Geological Survey Advisory Committee.