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Murray Auchincloss

Murray Auchincloss - interim chief executive officer

Interim chief executive officer

Leadership team tenure: 

Appointed 1 July 2020


Outside interests:

Board member of Aker BP ASA

Main committee member of The 100 Group

Member of the European Round Table for CFOs





As bp’s interim CEO, appointed September 2023, Murray leads bp’s strategy – to transition bp from an International Oil Company to an Integrated Energy Company.


Murray is the fourth generation of his family to work in energy – joining Amoco in 1992 and then bp when the two companies merged in 1998. He has held senior roles in finance and management, including as chief of staff to the bp CEO from 2010 to 2013. Most recently he has been bp’s chief financial officer and a member of the board of directors. As CFO he led a major modernisation drive in bp finance, including building the financial frame on which bp’s strategy rests. Murray is also a 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.