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Kerry Dryburgh

Kerry Dryburgh - EVP, people & culture and chief human resources and communications officer bp

EVP, people & culture and chief human resources and communications officer

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Appointed 1 July 2020





Kerry is bp’s EVP for people & culture and the company’s chief human resources and communications officer. As a key enabler of business delivery, Kerry and the people & culture team are discovering, developing, and empowering 80,000 employees across six continents to progress and communicate bp’s strategy and create a culture of purpose, winning, and care that grows the value of bp.

Kerry was appointed to her role in 2020, as bp began its transformation from an international oil company to an integrated energy company. Under her leadership, bp is building and enabling a culture and environment that encourages and supports everyone to perform at their best – and is delivering on its sustainability aims and DE&I framework


Across internal and external communications, DE&I, talent, reward, wellbeing, and workplace, Kerry’s teams enhance bp’s reputation and create value for the company, invest in the communities where we live and work, and develop programs that build the next generation of talent, regardless of background.


Kerry began her career with an apprenticeship, and then worked across a range of sectors across Europe and Asia before joining bp in 2010.