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Ben Mathews

Ben Mathews - Company secretary

Company secretary


7 May 2019




Career summary

Ben joined bp as Company secretary in May 2019. He is co-chair of the Corporate Governance Council of the Conference Board and is a Fellow of the Chartered Governance Institute. Ben serves on the executive committee of the Association of General Counsel and Company Secretaries of the FTSE 100 (GC100), having previously served as its chair for four years.


Ben’s global Company Secretary Team is responsible for providing independent advice and support to the plc board and the boards of all other legal entities in the bp group. The Team's vision is to enhance stakeholder value through dynamic  corporate governance.

Former appointments include Group Company Secretary of HSBC Holdings plc and Rio Tinto.