In April, Alan Haywood assumed the role of Head of Group Strategy for BP. He led the work to define the direction and ambition of the company as it transitions through major change in the energy industry. This is part of BP’s drive to “net zero” by 2050 or sooner.
Since April 2021, he has been Head of ESG, coordinating the communication of BP’s strategy as relates to implementation of the themes of ESG, particularly climate.With the exception of when he held the Treasurer role in BP, Alan’s career has centred on energy trading over more than 30 years. Most recently, prior to assuming the Strategy lead, he was CEO of the Trading business.