Board Member

Richard Herbert

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Board Member since 2017 | Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee Member | Shareholding: 9 500

Career summary

Richard Herbert is a petroleum geologist with 40 years of experience in the global upstream industry. His career started with Phillips Petroleum, followed by 19 years at BP in senior exploration and development positions spanning southeast Asia, Latin America, the USA, Angola, and the UK North Sea. Richard has also held senior management positions at TNK-BP in Russia, at Talisman Energy in Canada, and Frontera Energy Corporation, in Colombia.

Skills and experience

Richard brings deep insight into the perspectives of our customers based on a lifetime of experience in the international energy business. He has profound knowledge and understanding of both operating issues and concerns, and technology priorities. 


Richard Herbert holds a BSc in Geology from the University of Bristol in the UK.