Brian Gilvary is Chairman of INEOS Energy. Prior to this he served on the Board of BP plc as Chief Financial Officer from 2012- 2020. Prior to CFO, he held several senior financial and commercial roles, including member of the Board of TNK-BP, Chief Executive of BP’s commodity trading division and Commercial Director of the downstream division. He has acted as BP’s principal negotiator on a series of large transactions and complex legal matters.
Brian is currently the senior independent director of Barclays plc and the Francis Crick Institute, Chairman of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity and a member of the Trilateral Commission.
Brian served as Chairman of the FTSE100 Group of Finance Directors (2018-20), a non executive Director of Air Liquide (2016-21) and the Navy Board (2017-23), a member of the UK Treasury Financial Management Review Board (2014-17) and served on various HRH Prince of Wales’ Business in the Community Leadership Teams from 2007 to 2009.
Brian holds a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Manchester where he is an Honorary visiting Professor, and an Honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Sheffield. He is also a Fellow of the Energy Institute. Brian has also represented Great Britain Triathlon at numerous Age Group World Championships.