Peter is the Chief of Staff of the Chief Scientist’s office. He is also the Secretary to the Technology Advisory Council (TAC) and leads the Distributed Research Laboratory and BP’s Emerging Technology scanning. Peter has had a varied career in the oil industry over nearly 35 years. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering, a career in petroleum engineering and technology management and has qualifications from MIT, Boston in project management and leadership. Peter’s current role is to develop and strengthen the scientific foundations of BP, including building capability and collaboration across BP’s technology community. Peter has worked in many areas of BP, including projects, research, recruitment and development, commercial, petroleum engineering and drilling.