PETROLEUM EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR 2010
Andrew Gould is Nonexecutive Chairman of BG Group, a British multinational natural gas company. He has held this position since May 16, 2012.
Prior to this, Mr. Gould was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Schlumberger Limited and had previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer, and in many other positions across his 37-year career at Schlumberger.
Mr. Gould also serves on the board of Saudi Aramco; is a member of the Advisory Board of the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; and of the Board of Trustees of The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He served on the United Kingdom Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology from 2004 to 2007. He was Vice Chairman of Technology for the United States National Petroleum Council’s recent report “Facing Hard Truths about Energy.”
He sat on the boards of Rio Tinto and Rio Tinto Limited from 2002 to 2012.
Mr. Gould received his degree in economic history from the University of Wales at Cardiff and qualified as a Chartered Accountant.