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Murray Auchincloss

Murray Auchincloss - chief financial officer

Chief financial officer 


Appointed 1 July 2020


Outside interests:

Board member of Aker BP ASA
Main committee member of The 100 Group





Murray Auchincloss qualified as a chartered financial analyst in the US, leading on to a wide range of tax and financial roles, first for Amoco and then for bp after the two organisations merged in 1998. 


Murray has worked in both the US and UK, in a range of roles including chief financial officer, Upstream, and chief financial officer, North Sea. He held responsibility for the company’s North American Gas business and, as head of the chief executive’s office for 3 years, managed all aspects of that office and the executive process. 


As chief financial officer Murray heads finance, tax, treasury, planning & performance management, mergers & acquisitions, investor relations, audit, global business services, information technology and procurement. He also has accountability for integrated supply & trading and the shipping division responsible for bp’s tanker fleet. 


Murray’s financial expertise, experience and knowledge make him a trusted advisor and Group Leader. He is driving the modernisation agenda for bp’s financial teams, controlling costs and delivering financial accuracy to investors and markets. 


Relevant skills and experience

Murray is a deputy member of the board of directors for Aker BP ASA, Norway. 


He has a degree in commerce from the University of Calgary, Canada, and qualified as a chartered financial analyst at the University of West Virginia, USA.