Bernhard Niemeyer-Pilgrim studied chemical engineering in Münster and also holds an Executive MBA from Northwood University in Michigan.
He joined BP in 2012 as Manager for Manufacturing Excellence at the company’s Lingen refinery.
Further management positions followed, including responsibility for HSSEQ and as Head of Production at the Lingen Refinery.
In 2017 Niemeyer-Pilgrim took over as Manager of the Lingen refinery, a role which he continues to hold as board member.
Niemeyer-Pilgrim has been appointed as a member of the board of BP Europa SE with effect from 18 December 2019.
In his capacity as a member of the board, he is responsible for the refining business.