Mr. Peter Mather has been the Country Head of U.K. and Vice President of Europe at BP p.l.c. since January 2004. Mr. Mather's responsibilities cover a broad area including government and public affairs, communications, compliance, crisis management, and social investment for the UK, as well as the overall responsibility for the reputation, co-ordination, and integration of all the company’s activities in the UK. He is accountable for the External Affairs agenda across Europe. Prior to this, he was a Vice President of External Affairs with overall responsibility for Europe, including U.K. and E.U. activities, and sub-Saharan Africa. Mr. Mather’s experience at BP included oil trading, refining, and shipping, in London, New York, Paris, and Brussels. He has also held senior strategic planning roles, initially in BP's upstream Global Gas group, and then in the Corporate Centre. He also worked on the establishment and implementation of the BP and Mobil joint venture, led the European Supply and Distribution activity, and was on the Management Board of the Nerefco refinery in the Netherlands. He was latter appointed to run the supply, trading and marketing business for BP’s new North Europe Gas Business and was subsequently appointed Managing Director of the UK Gas and Power activities and was on the Board of the UK Interconnector pipeline and the Great Yarmouth power station. He serves as Chairman of Supervisory Board at BP Europa SE. He serves as a Director at BP France SA. Mr. Mather has been Director of BP Pension Trustees Limited since 2008. He serves as Director of BP Pension Fund. Mr. Mather is also a non-executive director of Blue Giraffe Press Ltd. He serves as a Director at BP France SA. He is also a Board member of the Energy Saving Trust, a council member of the Council for Industry and Higher Education, and a council member of the Energy Institute.