EVP, Gas and Low Carbon Energy
Dev Sanyal is responsible for BP’s global gas and low carbon energy busineses.
Dev joined BP in 1989 and has held a variety of international roles in London,
Athens, Istanbul, Vienna and Dubai. He was general manager, Former Soviet Union
and Eastern Europe, prior to being appointed chief executive, BP Eastern
Mediterranean in 1999. In 2003 he was appointed chief executive, Air BP
International and in 2006 was appointed head of the group chief executive’s office.
He was appointed group treasurer in 2007. During this period, he was also chairman
of BP Investment Management and was accountable for the group’s aluminium
interests. On joining the BP executive team in 2011, Dev was executive vice
president, strategy and regions prior to his appointment in 2016 as chief executive,
alternative energy and executive vice president, Europe and Asia regions. He was
appointed to his current position in 2020.
Dev is an independent non-executive director on the board of Man Group plc; a
member of the international energy advisory board of the Government of India; the
advisory board of the Centre for European Reform; and the board of advisors of The
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University in the US. He was a
member of the Accenture Global Energy Board (2012-2019) and a Trustee of the
Careers Academy Foundation (2007-2013). He is a Fellow of the Energy Institute.