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Dev Sanyal

Dev Sanyal - EVP, gas and low carbon energy

EVP, gas & low carbon energy

Leadership team tenure: 

Appointed 1 July 2020
*Dev previously served on bp’s executive team starting on 1 January 2012



British and Indian


Dev has been a member of the executive team since 2011 firstly as executive vice president, strategy and regions, and since 2016, as chief executive alternative energy and executive vice president, regions. Dev joined bp in 1989 and has worked in London, Athens, Istanbul, Vienna and Dubai across various segments. Previous senior roles include CEO of BP Eastern Mediterranean, CEO of Air BP and group treasurer. He played a key role in bp navigating its way through the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident.


Dev is a non-executive director of Man Group plc, a member of the board of overseers of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a member of the energy advisory board of the Government of India.

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