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Kate Thomson

Kate Thomson - chief financial officer

Chief financial officer


 2 February 2024


Outside interests:

Board member of Aker BP since 2016
Member of the European Round Table for CFOs





As bp’s chief financial officer, appointed February 2024, Kate combines financial expertise with strategic vision to support bp’s transformation into an integrated energy company.

Kate joined bp in 2004 and her significant past responsibilities include the roles of group treasurer, group head of tax, and SVP finance – production & operations, before being appointed interim CFO in September 2023.

Kate also serves as a director of Aker BP and is the executive sponsor of the bp working families business resource group for Europe, Middle East and Africa.


Skills and experience

With her deep technical knowledge, a detailed understanding of bp and the energy sector, and a first-class leadership record, Kate is focused on growing bp’s value through safe and reliable financial performance.