Appointed 1 July 2020
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.
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.
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 2020, together with commentary on bp’s performance and our priorities as we move forward