BP is delighted to announce that Joe Murphy is appointed head of country, Turkey effective 1 May 2019. Joe will be based in Ankara and report to Gary Jones, regional president, Azerbaijan Georgia Turkey.
As head of country for Turkey, Joe will be BP’s senior representative in-country and support the implementation of BP’s strategy in Turkey managing partners, government relations and external affairs on behalf of all BP businesses in the country. In addition, Joe will continue with his current responsibilities as vice president Southern Corridor leading the development of the Shah Deniz field and Southern Corridor, a $40 billion project that will bring natural gas from the Caspian Sea to Europe for the first time.
Joe has 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and has worked in Upstream, Downstream, chemicals, BP head office roles and in consulting. He has worked in Azerbaijan, Egypt, Sharjah, Vietnam, US, Qatar and the UK.
Joe holds a Master’s Degree in History from Cambridge University.