Ms Claire Fitzpatrick
bp Trinidad and Tobago
Claire was announced as president, bp Trinidad and Tobago in February 2018. Prior to this role, she was appointed Managing Director for bp’s Exploration and Production interests in Australia in September 2014. In this role, she was accountable for all bp Upstream activity in Australia, including the North-West Shelf Venture. Claire served as a Director of the Board of North West Shelf Gas Pty Ltd, the gas marketing agency for the venture. In addition, she was a Board Director of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) and Chairperson of the APPEA Executive Committee. Claire joined BP in 2002 as Chief Accountant/Head of Accounting Policy for Upstream. Following this, she was Head of Performance Management for Upstream and in 2007 moved to BP Alaska, initially as Commercial Director then as the Chief Financial Officer. In 2012 Claire was appointed Head of the Executive Office for Upstream in BP’s London office. Prior to bp, Claire worked for Ernst & Young in London and Houston across a variety of service lines focused on the oil and gas sector. Claire has a BSc in Biological Sciences and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.