The Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Peter Mather, Grp Regional Vice President, Europe & Head of Country, UK BP

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Start Date: 11 Feb 2015

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Time: 7:30 PM

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Capacity: 100

Venue: 2D67 (Glendinning Lecture Theatre), Frenchay Campus, Bristol

The Bristol Distinguished Executive Address Series is delivered by the Bristol Business School in partnership with ACCA, Bristol City Council, Bristol Post, Business West, CBI,CMI, FSB, IoD and West of England LEP. It provides a unique opportunity to hear about the challenges, issues and decisions being made at the highest level of strategic leadership.

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Peter Mather, Group Regional Vice President, Europe & Head of Country, UK BP will deliver a lecture as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

Peter was appointed the BP Group Regional Vice President for Europe in April 2010. Before this he was Head of Country, UK and Vice President Europe Region. Peter has kept his UK roles as part of his expanded European brief.

Peter's early career in BP included oil trading, refining and shipping, in London, New York, Paris and Brussels. He then held senior strategic planning roles, initially in BP's upstream Global Gas group, and then in the Corporate Centre. On moving back into Refining and Marketing he worked on the establishment and implementation of the BP/Mobil JV, led the European Supply and Distribution activity and sat on the Management Board of the Nerefco refinery in the Netherlands managing BP's shareholding. He was then appointed to run the supply, trading and marketing business for BP's new North Europe Gas Business and was subsequently appointed Managing Director of the UK Gas and Power activities and sat on the Board of the UK Interconnector pipeline and the Great Yarmouth power station.

Peter's current role has overall responsibility for the governance, reputation, co-ordination and integration of all BP's activities across Europe. He is Chairman of BP Oil UK, BP Lubricants UK, BP Norway, and is the Chairman of the BP Europe Supervisory Board. He also sits on the Boards of BP France, BP Italy and various other internal boards.

Peter is Vice President of Europia/Concawe and a Council Member of ICC UK. He is also an Honorary Director of the Royal Opera House, a Trustee of Dartington Hall and a Trustee of the BP Pension Fund. He sits on the Business in the Community Leadership Teams for Education and Arts & Business and is a member of the British Museum Chairman's Advisory Group.

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