Head of International Gas
David Knipe is the leader of BP’s International Gas business based in London, UK. He is a member of BP’s global Integrated Supply & Trading (IST) executive leadership team and has worked for the company since 2010. Prior positions include Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President, Corporate Business Activities and Chief Risk Officer, IST.
David started his career in management consulting and worked for 12 years as Consultant, Manager and Partner of Oliver Wyman. In this capacity David worked for major companies in the Financial Services, Energy and Commodities industries. He advised clients on various aspects of their strategy, organisational design and risk management practices.
David was born in Northern Ireland where he lived until 1992. David studied Engineering at Cambridge University where he was a member of Gonville & Caius College. He was sponsored through his studies by Zeneca. David is married to his wife, Alexandra and has two daughters, Sophia and Isabella. He enjoys triathlon and sailing with his family during his time off.
BP’s Integrated Supply & Trading (IST) function operates across all of BP’s businesses and provides the commercial face of BP to customers and to traded commodity and financial markets. IST provides customers with energy products and risk management in the areas of oil, gas, power, chemicals and finance.