Rodney Chase



Current public company boards: Hess

Prior public company boards: Andeavor, BP PLC, Computer Sciences Corporation, Diageo, Genel Energy, Petrofac, Tesco, and TNK BP

Executive experience: Rodney Chase retired from BP in 23 after 39 years of service. His career covered all major businesses of the BP Group (exploration, production, gas, refining, and marketing). He worked at the group headquarters in the UK and on three continents (Europe, Australasia, and North America). Rodney spent four years as chief executive of BP Finance and as group treasurer, and five years as chair/CEO of BP America before joining the parent board in 1992. He served on the BP plc board for 11 years, first as CEO of marketing & refining, then as CEO of exploration & production, and from 1999 on as deputy group chief executive.

Additional information:  On a wider front, Rodney has held a number of external appointments—as founding chair of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, chair of the UK Emissions Trading Group, executive board member of the American Petroleum Institute, member of the UK Advisory Committee on Business and the Environment, member of the UK Roundtable, non-executive director of the World Conservation Monitoring Centre, and director of The Prince of Wales’ International Business Leaders Forum.