David Eyton

Group head of technology

Executive team tenure: Appointed 1 September 2018

Outside interests:
Fellow of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering, Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining
Fellow of Institute of Directors
Trustee of the John Lyons Foundation 

Age: 57

Nationality: British

Career

As Group Head of Technology, David Eyton is accountable for technology strategy and its implementation across BP, including corporate venture capital investments and conducting research and development in areas of corporate renewal.  In this role, David sits on the UK Energy Technologies Institute and Oil & Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) Climate Investments Boards.

David attended Harrow School and joined BP in 1982 from Cambridge University with an Engineering degree.   

David is a fellow of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering, Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining and Institute of Directors, and a trustee of the John Lyons charitable foundation.

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