Head of Diversity, BP
Peter is BP Head of Diversity & Inclusion for Europe, Middle East and Africa, a strategic role aiming to develop a diverse workforce and create an inclusive culture across the region. This incorporates gender equality, ethnic diversity, LGBT+ and support for working parents and those with accessibility needs.
Prior to this, Peter was Chief of Staff of the Chief Scientist’s office in BP Group Technology and secretary to their external Technology Advisory Council. He also led BP’s Distributed Research Laboratory and Emerging Technology activities.
He has over 35 years experience in BP and Shell, including petroleum, drilling and reservoir engineering, technology management, project management, commercial, R&D and people related roles including diversity & inclusion, recruitment and leadership development.
Peter studied Mechanical Engineering and subsequently Petroleum Engineering and has worked extensively with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, in leadership development. He led BP’s relationship with Imperial College, London for a number of years and has worked with many Universities in UK and USA.