Appointed 17 May 2017
Chair of the safety and sustainability and member of the remuneration committees
President of Melody Meyer Energy LLC
Director of the National Bureau of Asian Research
Trustee of Trinity University
Non-executive director of AbbVie Inc.
Non-executive director of National Oilwell Varco, Inc.
Melody Meyer started her career with Gulf Oil in Houston. Gulf Oil later merged with Chevron where she remained until her retirement in 2016.
During her career with Chevron, Melody had key leadership roles in global exploration and production, working on international projects and operational assignments. Prior to retirement in 2016, Melody was President of Chevron Asia Pacific Exploration and Production, responsible for the financial and operating performance of the upstream assets in nine countries in Chevron's Asia Pacific region and prior was President of Chevron Energy Technology Company. Previous leadership roles were as Vice President of US Gulf of Mexico and Vice President of US MidContinent as well as key international operations leadership roles in Angola and Kazakhstan.
Melody was the executive sponsor of the Chevron Women's Network and continues as a mentor and advocate for the advancement of women in the industry. She was recognized as a 2009 Trinity Distinguished Alumni, with the BioHouston Women in Science Award, was the ASME Rhodes Petroleum Industry Leadership Award recipient and in 2018 was recognized by Hart Energy as an Influential Woman in Energy.
Melody has spent her entire career in the oil and gas industry. The breadth, variety and geographic scope of her experience is distinctive. Her career has been marked by a focus on excellence, safety and performance improvement. She has expertise in the execution of major capital projects, creation of businesses in new countries, strategic and business planning, merger integration and safe and reliable operations.
Melody brings a world-class operational perspective to the board, with a deep understanding of the factors influencing safe, efficient and commercially high-performing projects in a global organization.
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 2019, together with commentary on bp’s performance and our priorities as we move forward