Dev Sanyal is responsible for alternative energy globally and for the group’s interests in the Europe and Asia regions.
Dev joined BP in 1989 and has held a variety of international roles in London, Athens, Istanbul, Vienna and Dubai. He was general manager, Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, prior to being appointed chief executive, BP Eastern Mediterranean in 1999. In November 2003 he was appointed chief executive, Air BP International and in June 2006 was appointed head of the group chief executive’s office. He was appointed group vice president and group treasurer in 2007.During this period he was also chairman of BP Investment Management and was accountable for the group’s aluminium interests. Until April 2016, Dev was executive vice president, strategy and regions.