Today BP’s Annual General Meeting kicks off in London, off the back of a record-breaking 2022 for profits. BP made £22 billion in 2022, which could have paid for a 1/3 of the UK’s household energy bills. It’s therefore little surprise that BP has also said they will be “slowing” down the move away from oil gas.
But who are the Board of Directors, today slapping each other on the backs and committing to more oil and gas, whilst the rest of us pray for warmer weather so we can switch that costly heating off?
Join us as we dive into the who’s who of the BP board, exploring their roles, earnings, and a fun little fact or two so you can better know those who got richer, whilst the rest of us got poorer.
Bernard Looney "The Fatcat" (CEO)
Murray Auchincloss "The Futurist" (CFO)
Sir John Sawers (Director)"The Spymaster"
Paula Rosput Reynolds (Director) "The Paymaster"
Helge Lund (Board Chair) "Mr Oil"
Melody Meyer (Director) "The Oil Rockstar"
Pamela Daley (Director) "The American Money"
Tushar Morzaria (Director) "The British Money"
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So, there you have it - the faces, and colossal salaries, of the individuals behind a company that made record profits in 2022.
Absurd? Yes. Funny? No. We must hold BP accountable for their refusal to move off oil and gas and push for a transition to a cleaner, more sustainable future.
We encourage you to channel your disbelief, amusement, and, yes, even anger into a call for change.
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Meet the BP Board
Alexander KirkCommunications Advisor, Fossil Fuels