Jonathan Evans

VP Iran Access

Jonathan holds a Masters in Geological Sciences from Cambridge University and a PhD in shale geochemistry from Reading University in the UK.

In 1990 Jonathan joined BP and initially spent 10 years in technical geoscience roles within BP’s Exploration & Production businesses before moving to work in M&A and BP’s Strategy team. In 2003 he became Commercial Director for the Grangemouth Refining and Petrochemicals Complex in Scotland.

Between 2005-2009, Jonathan led BP’s E&P business in India and Pakistan and then became General Manager in Oman with responsibility for the Khazzan tight gas project. In 2012 Jonathan was appointed BP’s Global VP Access. In this role he was responsible for all new opportunities for BP Exploration covering both conventional exploration and unconventional resources. In 2014 Jonathan became Head of Executive Office in BP’s corporate centre before recently taking up his current role of VP Iran Access in April 2016.

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