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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 is Executive Chairman of Ineos Energy, a division of the Ineos group focused on oil & gas and the energy transition. Prior to this Brian was BP plc’s Group Chief Financial Officer and Board Director from 2012-2020, having joined the company in 1986. His 34-year career at BP spanned all areas of the business in the upstream, downstream and trading of the oil and gas. In November 2020, the Energy Council presented him with the lifetime achievement award for his outstanding contribution to the energy industry. He is Senior independent Director of Barclays Plc since February 2020.

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

  • Senior independent Director: Barclays Plc* (since February 1, 2020 ; Member of the Board Remuneration Committee since March 1, 2020)
  • Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director: BP Plc* (until June 30, 2020)
  • Director: BP International Limited, BP p.l.c.* (member of the Results Committee) (until June 30, 2020)
  • Chairman: The 100 Group Committee (until June 2020)
  • Non-Executive Director: Royal Navy Board
  • Trustee: Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity (since April 2020)

(*) Listed companies are indicated by an asterisk.

Portrait of Brian Gilvary