Mr. McKay served as the chief transition officer of BP p.l.c. (BP) from October 2019 until his retirement in December 2020. He previously served as BP’s deputy chief executive officer since February 2016. Prior to that role, from January 2013, Mr. McKay was the chief executive of BP’s worldwide upstream business. Mr. McKay was also chairman and president of BP America, Inc. and executive vice president of BP since January 2009. He began his career in 1980 with Amoco (now BP), and held leadership positions of increasing responsibility throughout his career, including as a general manager, business unit leader, head of strategy, group vice president, senior vice president, and executive vice president.
Mr. McKay spent his career at a major international oil and gas company. His extensive experience and global perspective will assist the board in the assessment and management of risks faced by natural gas and oil companies.