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Bob Dudley

Chief Executive, BP

Robert (Bob) Dudley is the Group Chief Executive of BP plc, a position he has held since 2010. Bob joined the oil and gas industry in 1979 and has held a variety of engineering, commercial and strategy posts in the US, the UK, Russia and China. In 2009, Bob was appointed to the BP Board with accountability for the Americas and Asia. From 2003 to 2008 Bob served as President and CEO of TNK-BP in Moscow. Following BP’s sale of TNK-BP in Russia and acquisition of ~20% of Rosneft, he joined the Rosneft board in 2013. Previous roles include Vice President for Alternative and Renewable Energy activities and Vice President responsible for BP’s upstream business in Russia, the Caspian region and Africa. Bob has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois, a Masters in International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.