Former Africa Exploration Vice-President at BP
Jasper has over 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry with Amoco, GUPCO (Egypt) and bp. Over the past 7 years he served as bp’s Africa Exploration Vice-President, significantly growing bp’s African presence by creating new business in 6 countries. In Mauritania, Senegal and the Gambia, bp worked with Invest in Africa on SME training and local content. He initiated and led the educational outreach #Makeyourmask campaign in ten African countries and sixteen languages to help slow the spread of Covid-19 and save lives. He recently wrote an Op-ed piece for the Africa Rising report, outlining the energy transition as an opportunity for African nations and an opportunity to improve the sustainability of the world’s energy systems. His purpose for the next fifteen years, is to use his wealth of executive, business development and Africa energy landscape experience to improve people’s lives. He is now Director of Perspective Energy Advisory. Please welcome Jasper to the Invest in Africa team as a Non-Executive Director.