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David Eyton

David Eyton - group head of technology

Group head of technology

Executive team tenure: 

Appointed 1 September 2018


Outside interests:

Fellow of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering

Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining

Fellow of the Institute of Directors

Trustee of the John Lyons Foundation








As group head of technology, David Eyton is accountable for technology strategy and its implementation across BP. This includes corporate venture capital investments and conducting research and development in areas of corporate renewal. In this role, David sits on the Oil & Gas Climate Initiative Climate Investments Board.


David joined BP in 1982 from Cambridge University with an engineering degree.