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Brian Gilvary

Independant Director

Born in 1962 - British nationality

Date of first appointment: 2016
Start of current term: 2020
End of current term: 2024


A British citizen, holder of a PhD in mathematics from the University of Manchester (UK), Brian Gilvary joined BP group in 1986 where he has spent his entire career. Following a variety of roles in the upstream, downstream and trading of the oil and gas business in Europe and the United States, he became the Downstream’s Chief Financial Officer and Commercial Director from 2002 to 2005. From 2005 until 2009, he was Chief Executive of the integrated supply and trading function. In 2010, he was appointed Deputy Group Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for the finance function.

Brian Gilvary was appointed Chief Financial Officer of BP on January 1, 2012. Having worked in both upstream and downstream, he has a strong experience of BP oil and gas business and a significant expertise of finance and trading.

Positions and activities

Functions within the Air Liquide Group

  • Director: L'Air Liquide S.A.* (member of the Audit and Accounts Committee since May 2017; member of the Remuneration Committee since May 2020)

Positions or activities outside the Air Liquide Group

  • Chief Financial Officer and Director: BP p.l.c.*
  • Director: BP International Limited, BP p.l.c.* (member of the Results Committee)
  • Chairman: The 100 Group Committee
  • Non-Executive Director: Royal Navy Board
  • Senior Independent Director : Francis Crick Institute
  • Member: Trilateral Commission, Development Advisory Board of upReach

(*) Listed companies are indicated by an asterisk.

Portrait of Brian Gilvary