2013 Accounting Distinguished Speaker Series
Monday, April 29, 2013 5:00-6:30 p.m. Law School Wittemyer Courtroom
Strengthening BP’s capabilities following the Macondo Accident
Robert Lawson David Taylor
Global Head of M&A at BP Partner at Accenture, London
Robert Lawson is currently the Global Head of Mergers and Acquisitions for BP. Prior to this role, Rob was the Commercial Vice President for BP’s Refining and Marketing Segment and also the Program Director (appointed by the CEO) for BP’s central corporate change program following the Gulf of Mexico incident.
David Taylor is currently a Partner and Managing Director at Accenture in London. David started his career as a professional engineer and has over 20 years of experience working in the oil and gas industry around the world. At Accenture, he has focused primarily on business strategy development and implementation as well as operating model transformation. He has worked on post-merger integration, value chain optimization and global and regional business model restructuring projects. David’s most recent project has focused on resetting BP’s corporate operating model after the Gulf of Mexico incident.