Dr Brian Gilvary is BP’s chief financial officer. He was appointed an executive director on 1 January 2012.
He has responsibility for BP’s finance, planning, mergers and acquisitions, treasury and information technology activities.
Dr Brian Gilvary has no external appointments.
He joined BP in 1986, after obtaining a PhD in mathematics from the University of Manchester. Following a variety of roles in the Upstream, Downstream and trading with jobs spanning across Europe and the US, he became the Downstream’s chief financial officer and commercial director from 2002 to 2005.
In 2003 he was appointed a director of TNK-BP, retiring from the board in 2005 and re-joining in 2010. From 2005 to 2010 he was chief executive of integrated supply and trading, BP’s commodity trading arm. In 2010 he was appointed deputy group chief financial officer with responsibility for the finance function before being appointed chief financial officer on 1 January 2012.
Relevant experience and skills
Dr Brian Gilvary has 27 years of experience within BP, gaining a strong knowledge of finance and trading, and a deep understanding of BP’s assets and businesses, including its interests in Russia through his time on the board of TNK-BP.