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Technology & Innovation Leadership - talk and Q&A with BP

David Eyton, BP Group Head of Technology, will give us an overview of emerging global energy demand and supply trends; associated key challenges, opportunities and options; and, insights into how BP is evolving to support the supply of more accessible, affordable and sustainable energy in support of the low carbon transition.
When Mar 22, 2017
from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Where Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane - Eastwood Room
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The talk will include a Q&A session and panel discussion with David Eyton, Dr Angelo Amorelli - BP Group Head of Research, and Dr Anna-Marie Greenaway - BP Director of International University Relations.

About the speaker

As Group Head of Technology, David Eyton is accountable for technology strategy and its implementation across BP, including corporate venture capital investments and conducting research and development in areas of corporate renewal. In this role, David sits on the UK Energy Technologies Institute and Oil & Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) Climate Investments Boards. 


Prior to this, David was BP’s Exploration and Production (E&P) Group Vice President for Technology. In this role David was responsible for Research and Development, Technical Service Work, Digital and Communications Technology, and Procurement and Supply Chain Management for BP’s Upstream business. 


David joined BP in 1982 from Cambridge University with an Engineering degree. During his early career, he held a number of Petroleum Engineering, Commercial and Business Management positions. In 1996, he was named General Manager of BP’s North West Shelf interest in Australia. David later managed Wytch Farm in the UK and then BP’s Gas Businesses in Trinidad. Following that assignment, David was Vice President of Deepwater Developments in the Gulf of Mexico. 


David is a fellow of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering, Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining and Institute of Directors, and also a trustee of the John Lyons charitable foundation.

 

Lunch will be provided

The event is free, but please register to attend here

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