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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Carl-Henric Svanberg

63 2010 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Robert Dudley

60 2010 Group Chief Executive, Executive Director

Brian Gilvary

53 2012 Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Tufan Erginbilgic

55 2014 Chief Executive - Downstream

Lamar McKay

56 2013 Chief Executive - Upstream

Helmut Schuster

54 2011 Executive Vice President, Group Human Resources Director

Bob Fryar

51 2013 Executive Vice President - Safety and Operational risk

Katrina Landis

55 2013 Executive Vice President - Corporate Business Activities

Dev Sanyal

49 2014 Executive Vice President - Strategy and Regions

Rupert Bondy

53 2008 Group General Counsel

Andy Hopwood

57 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Strategy and Regions, Upstream

Bernard Looney

44 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Production

David Jackson

2003 Company Secretary

Paul Anderson

70 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Alan Boeckmann

66 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Frank Bowman

70 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Antony Burgmans

68 2004 Non-Executive Independent Director

Cynthia Carroll

58 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

George David

72 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ian Davis

64 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Dame Dowling

62 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Brendan Nelson

65 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Phuthuma Nhleko

54 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Andrew Shilston

59 2012 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Jessica Mitchell

Head of Group Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Carl-Henric Svanberg

Mr. Carl-Henric Svanberg serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of BP Plc. He became chairman of the BP board on 1 January 2010. Carl-Henric spent his early career at Asea Brown Boveri and the Securitas Group, before moving to the Assa Abloy Group as president and chief executive officer. From 2003 until 31 December 2009, he was president and chief executive officer of Ericsson, also serving as the chairman of Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB. He was a non-executive director of Ericsson between 2009 and 2012. He was appointed chairman and a member of the board of AB Volvo on 4 April 2012. He is a member of the External Advisory Board of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and a member of the Advisory Board of Harvard Kennedy School. He is also the recipient of the King of Sweden’s medal for his contribution to Swedish industry.

Robert Dudley

Mr. Robert W. Dudley serves as Group Chief Executive, Executive Director of BP Plc. He became group chief executive on 1 October 2010. Bob joined Amoco Corporation in 1979, working in a variety of engineering and commercial posts. Between 1994 and 1997, he worked on corporate development in Russia. In 1997 he became general manager for strategy for Amoco and in 1999, following the merger between BP and Amoco, was appointed to a similar role in BP. Between 1999 and 2000, Bob was executive assistant to the group chief executive, subsequently becoming group vice president for BP’s renewables and alternative energy activities. In 2002, he became group vice president responsible for BP’s upstream businesses in Russia, the Caspian region, Angola, Algeria and Egypt. From 2003 to 2008, he was president and chief executive officer of TNK-BP. On his return to BP in 2009 he was appointed to the BP board and oversaw the group’s activities in the Americas and Asia. Between 23 June and 30 September 2010, he served as the president and chief executive officer of BP’s Gulf Coast Restoration Organization in the US. He was appointed a director of Rosneft in 2013 following BP’s acquisition of a stake in Rosneft.

Brian Gilvary

Dr. Brian Gilvary serves as Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of BP Plc. He was appointed chief financial officer on 1 January 2012. He joined BP in 1986 after obtaining a PhD in mathematics from the University of Manchester. Following a variety of roles in the upstream, downstream and trading in Europe and the United States, he became the Downstream’s chief financial officer and commercial director from 2002 to 2005. From 2005 until 2009 he was chief executive of the integrated supply and trading function, BP’s commodity trading arm. In 2010 he was appointed deputy group chief financial officer with responsibility for the finance function. He was a director of TNK-BP over two periods, from 2003 to 2005 and from 2010 until the sale of the business and acquisition of Rosneft equity in 2013. Dr Brian Gilvary has spent his entire career at BP. He has a strong knowledge of finance and trading and a deep understanding of BP’s assets and businesses. Having worked in both Upstream and Downstream, he also has very broad experience of the business as a whole. Brian has consistently worked to further strengthen the finance function and has continued to develop the company’s engagement with shareholders. Brian Gilvary’s performance has been evaluated by the group chief executive and considered by the chairman’s committee.

Tufan Erginbilgic

Mr. Tufan Erginbilgic has been appointed as Chief Executive - Downstream of the Company effective October 1, 2014. He Prior to this, Tufan was the chief operating officer of the fuels business, accountable for BP’s fuels value chains worldwide, the global fuels businesses and the refining, sales and commercial optimization functions for fuels. Tufan joined Mobil in 1990 and BP in 1997 and has held a wide variety of roles in refining and marketing in Turkey, various European countries and the UK. In 2004 he became head of the European fuels business. Tufan took up leadership of BP’s lubricant business in 2006 before moving to head the group chief executive’s office. In 2009 he became chief operating officer for the eastern hemisphere fuels value chains and lubricants businesses.

Lamar McKay

Mr. Lamar McKay serves as Chief Executive - Upstream of BP Plc. He is responsible for the combined Upstream business which consists of exploration, development and production. Lamar started his career in 1980 with Amoco and held a range of technical and leadership roles. During 1998 to 2000, he worked on the BP-Amoco merger and served as head of strategy and planning for the exploration and production business. In 2000 he became business unit leader for the central North Sea. In 2001 he became chief of staff for exploration and production, and subsequently for BP’s deputy group chief executive. Lamar became group vice president, Russia and Kazakhstan in 2003. He served as a member of the board of directors of TNK-BP between February 2004 and May 2007. In 2007 he was appointed executive vice president, BP America. In 2008 he became executive vice president, special projects where he led BP’s efforts to restructure the governance framework for TNK-BP. In 2009 Lamar was appointed chairman and president of BP America, serving as BP’s chief representative in the US. In January 2013, he became chief executive, Upstream.

Helmut Schuster

Dr. Helmut Schuster serves as an Executive Vice President, Group Human Resources Director of BP Plc. Helmut Schuster became group human resources director on 1 March 2011. In this role he holds accountabilities for the BP human resources function. Helmut began his career working for Henkel in a marketing capacity. Since joining BP in 1989 Helmut has held a number of major leadership roles within the organization. He has worked in BP offices in the US, the UK and continental Europe and within most parts of refining, marketing, trading and gas and power. Before taking on his current role, his responsibilities as a vice president, human resources included the refining and marketing segment of BP, and corporate and functions. That role saw him leading the people agenda for roughly 60,000 people across the globe that includes businesses such as petrochemicals, fuels value chains, lubricants and functional experts across the group.

Bob Fryar

Mr. Bob Fryar serves as Executive Vice President - Safety and Operational risk of BP Plc. He is responsible for strengthening safety, operational risk management and the systematic management of operations across the BP group. He is group head of safety and operational risk, with accountability for group-level disciplines including engineering, health, safety, security, and the environment. In this capacity, he looks after the group-wide operating management system implementation and capability programmes. Bob has 29 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, having joined Amoco Production Company in 1985. Between 2010 and 2013, Bob was executive vice president of the production division and was accountable for safe and compliant exploration and production operations and stewardship of resources across all regions. Prior to this, Bob was chief executive of BP Angola and also held several management positions in Trinidad, including chief operating officer for Atlantic LNG, and vice president of operations. Bob has also served in a variety of engineering and management positions in onshore US and deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

Katrina Landis

Ms. Katrina Landis is Executive Vice President - Corporate Business Activities of BP Plc. Katrina Landis is responsible for BP’s integrated supply and trading activities, Alternative Energy, shipping, technology and remediation management. Katrina began her career with BP in 1992 in Anchorage, Alaska and held a variety of senior roles. She was chief executive officer of BP’s integrated supply and trading – Oil Americas – from 2003 to 2006, group vice president of BP’s integrated supply and trading from 2007 to 2008 and chief operating officer of BP Alternative Energy from 2008 to 2009. She was then appointed chief executive officer of BP Alternative Energy in 2009. In May 2013, she became executive vice president, corporate business activities. Since mid-2010 she has served as an independent director of Alstom SA, a world leader in transport infrastructure, power generation, and transmission, and is a founding member of Alstom’s ethics, compliance and sustainability committee.

Dev Sanyal

Mr. Dev Sanyal has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Strategy and Regions of BP Plc., effective October 1, 2014. Dev joined BP in 1989 and has held a variety of international roles in London, Athens, Istanbul, Vienna and Dubai. He was appointed chief executive, BP eastern Mediterranean fuels in 1999. He moved to London as chief of staff of BP’s worldwide downstream businesses in 2002. In November 2003 he was appointed chief executive officer of Air BP international. In June 2006 he was appointed head of the group chief executive’s office. He was appointed group vice president and group treasurer in 2007. During this period, he was also chairman of BP Investment Management Ltd and was accountable for the group’s aluminium interests.

Rupert Bondy

Mr. Rupert Bondy serves as Group General Counsel of BP Plc. He is responsible for legal and compliance matters across the BP group. Rupert began his career as a lawyer in private practice. In 1989 he joined US law firm Morrison & Foerster, working in San Francisco and London, and from 1994 he worked for UK law firm Lovells in London. In 1995 he joined SmithKline Beecham as senior counsel for mergers and acquisitions and other corporate matters. He subsequently held positions of increasing responsibility and, following the merger of SmithKline Beecham and GlaxoWellcome to form GlaxoSmithKline, was appointed senior vice president and general counsel of GlaxoSmithKline in 2001. In April 2008 he joined the BP group, and he became the group general counsel in May 2008.

Andy Hopwood

Mr. Andy Hopwood serves as Chief Operating Officer, Strategy and Regions, Upstream of BP Plc. He is responsible for BP’s upstream strategy, including changes to its portfolio and investment planning. He is also responsible for the upstream regional footprint through leadership of its regional presidents, who are the upstream’s senior leaders in the regions where the upstream operates. After joining BP in 1980, spending his first 10 years in operations in the North Sea, Wytch Farm, and Indonesia. In 1989 Andy joined the corporate planning team formulating BP’s upstream strategy, and subsequent portfolio rationalization. Andy held commercial leadership positions in Mexico and Venezuela, before becoming the Upstream’s planning manager. Following the BP-Amoco merger, Andy spent time leading BP’s businesses in Azerbaijan, Trinidad & Tobago, and onshore North America. In 2009, he joined the Upstream executive team as head of portfolio and technology and in 2010 was appointed executive vice president, exploration and production.

Bernard Looney

Mr. Bernard Looney serves as Chief Operating Officer, Production of BP Plc. Bernard Looney is responsible for production operations, drilling, engineering, procurement and supply-chain management, as well as health, safety and environment in the upstream. Bernard joined BP in 1991 as a drilling engineer, working in the North Sea, Vietnam and the Gulf of Mexico. In 2001 Bernard took responsibility for drilling operations on Thunder Horse in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. In 2005 he became senior vice president for BP Alaska, before moving in 2007 to be head of the group chief executive’s office. In 2009 he became the managing director of BP’s North Sea business in the UK and Norway. At the same time, Bernard became a member of the Oil & Gas UK Board – the North Sea oil and gas trade association. He became co-chair in mid-2010. Bernard became executive vice president, developments, in October 2010 and took up his current role in February 2013.

David Jackson

Mr. David J. Jackson serves as Company Secretary of BP Plc. He is solicitor, he is a director of BP Pension Trustees Limited.

Paul Anderson

Mr. Paul Milton Anderson serves as an Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. He was formerly chief executive at BHP Billiton and at Duke Energy, where he also served as chairman of the board. Having previously been chief executive officer and managing director of BHP Limited and then BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc, he rejoined these latter two boards in 2006 as a non-executive director, retiring on 31 January 2010. He served as a non-executive director of BAE Systems PLC and on a number of boards in the US and Australia, and was also chief executive officer of Pan Energy Corp and chairman of Spectra Energy. Relevant skills and experience Paul Anderson has spent his career in the oil and gas industry working with global organizations. He brings the skills of an experienced chairman and chief executive and has played an important role, as chairman of the SEEAC since 2012, of continuing the board’s focus on safety and on broader non-financial issues. His experience of business in the US and its regulatory environment has greatly assisted the work of the Gulf of Mexico committee. Paul has continued to ensure that the SEEAC’s activities are not limited to the UK by leading visits, in this year, to Baku and Brazil.

Alan Boeckmann

Mr. Alan Lee Boeckmann is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Alan Boeckmann retired as non-executive chairman of Fluor Corporation in February of 2012, ending a 35-year career with the company. Between 2002 and 2011, he held the post of chairman and chief executive officer, and was president and chief operating officer from 2001 to 2002. His tenure with the company included responsibility for global operations. As chairman and chief executive officer, he refocused the company on engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services. After graduating from the University of Arizona with a degree in electrical engineering, he joined Fluor in 1974 as an engineer and worked in a variety of domestic and international locations, including South Africa and Venezuela. Alan was previously a non-executive director of BHP Billiton and the Burlington Santa Fe Corporation, and has served on the boards of the American Petroleum Institute, the National Petroleum Council and the advisory board of Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business. He led the formation of the World Economic Forum’s ‘Partnering Against Corruption’ initiative in 2004.

Frank Bowman

Admiral Frank L. Bowman serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. He joined the United States Navy in 1966. He has 38 years in the US Navy, rising to the rank of Admiral. He commanded the nuclear submarine USS City of Corpus Christi and the submarine tender USS Holland. After promotion to flag officer, he served on the joint staff as director of political-military affairs and as the chief of naval personnel. He then served over eight years as director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program where he was responsible for the operations of more than one hundred reactors aboard the US navy’s aircraft carriers and submarines. He holds two masters degrees in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After his retirement as an Admiral in 2004, he was president and chief executive officer of the Nuclear Energy Institute until 2008. He served on the BP Independent Safety Review Panel and was a member of the BP America External Advisory Council. He was appointed Honorary Knight Commander of the British Empire in 2005. He was elected to the US National Academy of Engineering in 2009. Frank is a member of the CNA military advisory board and has participated in studies of climate change and its impact on national security. Additionally he was co-chair of a National Academies study investigating the implication of climate change for naval forces.

Antony Burgmans

Mr. Antony Burgmans, KBE, serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. He joined Unilever in 1972, holding a succession of marketing and sales posts including the chairmanship of PT Unilever Indonesia from 1988 until 1991. In 1991, he joined the board of Unilever, becoming business group president, ice cream and frozen foods Europe in 1994, and chairman of Unilever’s Europe committee co-ordinating its European activities. In 1998, he became vice chairman of Unilever NV and in 1999, chairman of Unilever NV and vice chairman of Unilever PLC. In 2005, he became non-executive chairman of Unilever NV and Unilever PLC until his retirement in 2007. During his career he has lived and worked in London, Hamburg, Jakarta, Stockholm and Rotterdam. Antony Burgmans is an experienced chairman and chief executive who has served on the BP board for over 11 years. He spent his executive career at Unilever where he developed skills in production, distribution and marketing. His experience of consumer facing business has meant that he has been able to provide the board with deep insight in the fields of reputation, brand, culture and values. He was asked to remain on the board until 2016 in the light of rapid board turnover in 2010 and 2011. Antony remains fully independent. Antony has now led the remuneration committee for five years and has detailed and regular dialogue with shareholders on remuneration matters. He will hand the chair of the remuneration committee to Professor Dame Ann Dowling in 2015, and, having previously led the evaluation of the chairman, he handed this task to Andrew Shilston this year in anticipation of standing down at the 2016 AGM.

Cynthia Carroll

Mrs. Cynthia Blum Carroll serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. Early in her career in 1989, She has led multiple large complex global businesses in the extractive industries. This has required deep strategic and operational involvement. In leading these businesses a high level of interaction with governments, the media, special interest groups and other stakeholders has been needed. Cynthia began her career as a petroleum geologist with Amoco Production company in Denver, Colorado, after completing a masters degree in geology. In 1989, she joined Alcan (Aluminum Company of Canada) and ran a packaging company, led a global bauxite, alumina and speciality chemicals business and later was president and chief executive officer of the Primary Metal Group, responsible for operations in more than 20 countries. In 2007, she became the chief executive of Anglo American plc, the global mining group, operating in 45 countries with 150,000 employees, and was chairman of Anglo Platinum Limited and of De Beers s.a. She stepped down from these roles in April 2013.

George David

Mr. George David serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. George David began his career in The Boston Consulting Group before joining the Otis Elevator Company in 1975. He held various roles in Otis and later in United Technologies Corporation (UTC), following Otis’s merger with UTC in 1976. In 1992 he became UTC’s chief operating officer and served as its chief executive officer from 1994 until 2008 and as chairman from 1997 until his retirement in 2009. George David has substantial business and financial experience through his long career with UTC, a business with significant reliance on safety and technology. His time as a chairman and a chief executive officer has been valuable in enabling him to engage in the complexities of global business. He has previously chaired BP’s technology advisory council and has brought insights from that task to the board. He is an important member of the audit, remuneration and Gulf of Mexico committees, bringing a strong US and global perspective to their deliberations.

Ian Davis

Mr. Ian E. L. Davis serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. Ian Davis spent his early career at Bowater, moving to McKinsey & Company in 1979. He was managing partner of McKinsey’s practice in the UK and Ireland from 1996 to 2003. In 2003, he was appointed as chairman and worldwide managing director of McKinsey, serving in this capacity until 2009. During his career with McKinsey, he served as a consultant to a range of global organizations across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. He retired as senior partner in July 2010. Ian Davis brings the skills of a managing director and significant financial and strategic experience to the board. He has worked with and advised global organizations and companies in the oil and gas industry. His work in the public sector and with the Cabinet Office gives him a unique perspective on government affairs. He has chaired the Gulf of Mexico committee since its formation and has led the board’s oversight of the response in the Gulf and guided the board’s consideration of the various legal issues which continue to arise following the Deepwater Horizon accident. He has been an active member of the remuneration committee.

Dame Dowling

Professor Dame Ann Dowling serves as a Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. She is a member of the SEEAC and the chairman’s and the remuneration committees. She is Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Head of the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge. She is chair of the Physical Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics Panel in the Research Excellence Framework – the UK Government’s review of research in universities. She was appointed a Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge in 1993 (the Department of Engineering is one of the centres for engineering research worldwide). Between 1999 and 2000 she was the Jerome C Hunsaker Visiting Professor at MIT subsequently becoming a Moore distinguished scholar at Caltech in 2001. When she returned to the University of Cambridge, she became head of the Division of Energy, Fluid Mechanics and Turbomachinery in the Department of Engineering, becoming UK lead of the Silent Aircraft Initiative in 2003, a collaboration between researchers at Cambridge and MIT. She became head of the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge in 2009. She was appointed director of the University Gas Turbine Partnership with Rolls-Royce in 2001 and chairman in 2009. Between 2003 and 2008 she chaired the Rolls-Royce Propulsion and Power Advisory Board. She chaired the Royal Society/Royal Academy of Engineering study on nanotechnology. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering and is a foreign associate of the US National Academy of Engineering and of the French Academy of Sciences. She has been nominated President of the Royal Academy of Engineering from September 2014.

Brendan Nelson

Mr. Brendan R. Nelson serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. Brendan Nelson is a chartered accountant. He was made a partner of KPMG in 1984 and served as a member of the UK board of KPMG from 2000 to 2006, subsequently being appointed vice chairman until his retirement in 2010. At KPMG International he held a number of senior positions including global chairman, banking and global chairman, financial services. He served for six years as a member of the Financial Services Practitioner Panel and in 2013 was the president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. Brendan Nelson has had a long career in finance and auditing, particularly in the areas of financial services and trading. During his career he has also had management experience at a very senior level. He is well qualified to chair the audit committee and to act as its financial expert. As chair of the audit committee he has focused particularly on the oversight of the group’s trading operations. All of this is complemented by his broader business experience and his role as the chair of the audit committee of a major bank.

Phuthuma Nhleko

Mr. Phuthuma F. Nhleko serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. He began his career as a civil engineer in the US and as a project manager for infrastructure developments in southern Africa. Following this, he became a senior executive of the Standard Corporate and Merchant Bank in South Africa. He later held a succession of directorships before joining MTN Group, a pan-African and Middle Eastern telephony group represented in 21 countries, as group president and chief executive officer in 2002. During his tenure at the MTN Group he led a number of substantial mergers and acquisitions transactions. He stepped down as group chief executive of MTN Group at the end of March 2011 and became chairman. He was formerly a director of a number of listed South African companies, including Johnnic Holdings (formerly a subsidiary of the Anglo American group of companies), Nedbank Group, Bidvest Group and Alexander Forbes. Phuthuma Nhleko’s background in engineering and his broad experience as a chief executive of a multinational company enables him to make a broad contribution to the board. This is particularly so in the areas of emerging market economies and the evolution of the group’s strategy. His financial and commercial experience is also very relevant to his work on the audit committee.

Andrew Shilston

Mr. Andrew B. Shilston serves as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. He trained as a chartered accountant before joining BP as a management accountant. He subsequently joined Abbott Laboratories before moving to Enterprise Oil plc in 1984 at the time of flotation. In 1989 he became treasurer of Enterprise Oil and was appointed finance director in 1993. After the sale of Enterprise Oil to Shell in 2002, in 2003 he became finance director of Rolls-Royce plc until his retirement on 31 December 2011. He has served as a non-executive director on the board of Cairn Energy plc where he chaired the audit committee.

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