Appointed 1 January 2017
Eric will continue as part of the new leadership team.
No external appointments
Eric Nitcher is responsible for legal matters across the BP group.
Eric began his career in the late 1980s working as a litigation and regulatory lawyer in Wichita, Kansas. He joined Amoco in 1990 and over the years has held a wide variety of roles, both within and outside the US.
In 2000, Eric moved to London to work in the mergers and acquisitions legal team where he played a key role in the formation of the Russian joint venture TNK-BP. Eric returned to Houston in 2007 where he served as special counsel and chief of staff to BP America's chairman and president.
Most recently he played a leading role in the settlement of the Deepwater Horizon US government claims and resolution of many of the remaining private claims.
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