Global Account Director – BP
Drilling, Surface & Subsea Production Systems
Steve has been with GE Oil & Gas since November 2010 and has been instrumental in bringing a strategic approach to the sales activities in the UK sector of the North Sea. He is passionate about the industry and the customers he serves and has been highly successful in winning new business for the company with his clear understanding of customer needs and company capabilities. Latterly, Steve is now responsible for developing and managing the global BP account for the Drilling & Surface and Subsea businesses within GE Oil & Gas.
Steve joined GE Oil & Gas from BP Oil UK Ltd where he was Business Development Manager for Castrol Offshore developing regional strategies for upstream oil and gas markets around the world, developing market intelligence and analysis and extending Castrol’s business into the BRIC countries. Steve joined BP in November 2005.
Steve started his career as a Technician apprentice and subsequently held roles in various engineering positions before moving to commercial roles in August 1999. He has worked for several companies supplying equipment, consumables and services to the Upstream Oil & Gas industry for over 20 years. His experience includes mechanical and process design and project engineering of pipeline valves and automated valve packages, topsides processing systems for crude oil, gas, produced water, solids and water injection including sulphate removal processes, subsea systems and surface production equipment.
Steve has worked on many projects over the years in areas including the Middle East, India, Russia, South East Asia but with a main focus on the North Sea region. Steve has a BSc in Computing and a HNC in Engineering from his local University and College. He has 2 teenage children and is interested in several sports as both a spectator and competitor. Steve is from Gloucester in the UK and currently works from GE’s offices in Bristol.