Peter has been Country Head, UK and Vice President, Europe Region of BP since January 2004. Immediately prior to this appointment, he was Vice President, External Affairs with overall responsibility for Europe, including UK and EU activities, and sub-Saharan Africa.
Peter’s early career in BP included oil trading, refining and shipping, in London, New York, Paris and Brussels. Peter’s current responsibilities cover a broad area including government and public affairs, communications, compliance, crisis management and social investment for the UK, as well as the overall responsibility for the reputation, co-ordination and integration of all the company’s activities in the UK.
Peter is also a Board member of the Energy Saving Trust, a council member of the Council for Industry and Higher Education, and a council member of the Energy Institute.