Appointed 1 November 2010
Andy will retire from the company in the second half of 2020.
No external appointments
Andy Hopwood is responsible for BP's upstream strategy.
Andy joined BP in 1980, spending his first 10 years in operations in the North Sea, Wytch Farm and Indonesia. In 1989 Andy joined the corporate planning team formulating BP's Upstream strategy and subsequent portfolio rationalization. Andy held commercial leadership positions in Mexico and Venezuela before becoming the Upstream's planning manager.
Following the BP-Amoco merger, Andy spent time leading BP's businesses in Azerbaijan, Trinidad & Tobago and onshore North America. In 2009 he joined the Upstream executive team as head of portfolio and technology and in 2010 was appointed executive vice president, exploration and production.
Most recently, Andy was appointed chief operating officer, upstream strategy in April 2018.
Information about our Annual General Meeting including the Notice of Meeting and speeches made by members of the board
An overview of the key activities, events and results in 2019, together with commentary on bp’s performance and our priorities as we move forward