BP has announced its UK head of country and senior vice president for Europe, Peter Mather will leave the company at the end of the year.
He will be replaced in the role by Louise Kingham, OBE, currently chief executive officer of the Energy Institute, who will join in May.
William Lin, bp executive vice president regions, cities & solutions, said: “We’re immensely grateful for Peter’s unwavering commitment to bp over his career.
“We are very fortunate to have such a qualified successor to Peter in this key role. Louise’s experience in public policy, issues management and stakeholder engagement, not to mention her extraordinary network, position her ideally to help advance bp’s transformation agenda.’’
Peter will continue in his non-executive role as chair of the BP Europe Supervisory Board.
Louise said: “This is a pivotal time for the energy industry and I’m thrilled to join a progressive company with a clear net zero ambition.
“I’m excited to represent bp’s businesses, and work with partners across Europe and in the UK to help deliver innovative and decarbonized energy solutions at scale.’’