Vice President Public Partnerships, Research & Technology BP
Robert is Vice President for Research & Innovation for BP's global Formulated Products (Fuels and Lubricants) Technology, and also BP's technology policy advisor for the UK and EU.
Prior to this, in 2006, Robert was appointed as BP's Vice President for Refining & Marketing Technology Strategy. In this role, Robert was responsible for developing BP's long-term technology strategy across its global fuels, lubricants, refining and chemicals businesses. Robert also managed BP's global hydrogen transport business with operational responsibility for a global network of refuelling sites.
Robert joined BP in 1987 from Durham University, having earlier completed his PhD at Cambridge University.
Robert is on the Board of Breathing Buildings, a natural ventilation company, as a non-executive Director. He is also on the Board of Innovate UK.