BP Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey region leadership
President, Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey Region
Gordon has been appointed to this role in November 2012. Before moving into this role he worked as Head of safety and operational risk (S&OR) production. Prior to that he has led operations in the North Sea, Canada and Alaska. He has also led exploration and appraisal in Azerbaijan in 1999-2001.
Operations vice president
As vice president (VP) for huge offshore operations, Mark's job involves overseeing the safety of around 1000 people, the overall delivery of six producing offshore platforms and the integrity of some 20 subsea pipelines. Mark has previously worked in the UK, the Netherlands, Trinidad, Saudi Arabia.
Resource vice president
Martyn has deep subsurface and leadership experience gained over 26 years in the oil and gas industry. Martyn transfers to Baku from Cairo, where he has spent the last six years as AGM and most recently as VP Resource.
Production vice president
Erich is responsible for the integrated delivery of BP AGT production. He has worked in BP AGT since mid 2005 and has held roles in midstream, SD and ACG. Prior to joining BP AGT, Erich worked in subsurface, wells and finance roles in Alaska, Sunbury and Aberdeen.
Wells vice president
Jim is accountable for the safe, compliant and reliable delivery of all well activity in the region, since November 2012. He has 32-year experience in the oil industry in leadership and management roles specializing in drilling and completions operations and engineering.
Exploration vice president
Greg is accountable for exploration and appraisal in the Caspian region including exploration and resource appraisal programmes, new acreage acquisition and seismic activity. He joined BP after the merge with Amoco in 1999. Greg has deep geological and exploration expertise in the Caspian.
Shah Deniz development vice president
Al is responsible for the integrated leadership of the Shah Deniz project, bringing gas from the Caspian Sea to Europe for the first time. The project plans include drilling of 26 wells, construction of facilities in Azerbaijan and development of pipelines through Georgia, Turkey and into Europe.
Developments vice president
Bruce is responsible for delivery of the Azei-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) project and future potential projects in the SD and ACG fields. He supervised BP’s Mad Dog project in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GoM) and has a wealth of operations and projects experience in Alaska and the GoM.
Midstream vice president
Craig is accountable for safe and reliable operation at Sangachal terminal and for pipelines in AGT. Prior to this appointment in January 2013 he was the Operations vice president in Trinidad&Tobago. He has also held leadership positions in North American Gas, Alaska, North Sea and Gulf of Mexico.
Vice president Turkey
Bud brings almost 37 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, with much of his career spent working overseas, in Egypt, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates and the UK, spanning a wide range of Upstream and Midstream technical and leadership roles.
Safety and operational risk vice president
Robert brings a deep background in operations, engineering and safety developed over his 31 years career with BP. He comes from Indonesia where he was the VP for safety and operational risk for the Asia Pacific Region. His background is mechanical engineering.
Human resources vice president
Sue directs human resources (HR). She has degrees in experimental psychology and personnel management and substantial experience in change management and HR management. She joined BP in 1989.
Communications and external affairs vice president
Huseyn Mamedov joined BP in 1996 as Deputy Manager Security & Political Risk AIOC. He has deep expertise in Security Management and during his tenure with BP, Huseyn held number of senior roles overseeing Security and Political aspects of major projects and operations in the region.
Chief financial officer
Ian joined BP over 10 years ago, and has held senior finance roles in Vietnam and Indonesia before joining BP AGT in 2005 as commercial manager midstream. He has responsibility for planning and performance management, joint venture management, commercial operations and business development.
Chief procurement officer
Since December 2012, Wilbert is responsible for integration of all PSCM demand and activity in AGT. He represents the function in the region and manages PSCM relationships with partners and host governments. He has broad international experience and has worked across a number of countries.
Assistant general counsel
David is responsible for providing legal services to all aspects of the business in Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey. He has worked in various jurisdictions, including the North Sea, U.S and Canada.
Head of control and financial operations
Reynold is responsible for ethics and compliance in the AGT region, for the robustness of our business controls and for the integrity of our financial reporting. He previously undertook similar roles in Egypt and Trinidad & Tobago.