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Chris Mottershead is Senior Vice President (Quality, Strategy & Innovation). He joined King’s College London in 2009 after retiring from BP, where he worked for 30 years, most recently as their Global Advisor on Energy Security and Climate Change.

Prior to this he was Technology Vice President for the Global Gas, Power and Renewables businesses, and was also the technical manager for its North Sea exploration and production activities.

He has an Applied Physics degree, an MSc in Cybernetics, is a Chartered Electrical engineer, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

As well as his College accountabilities for research, innovation, diversity & inclusion and sustainability, he is a non-Executive Director of Johnson Matthey and the Carbon Trust.