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The Future Leaders Programme Online Event will take place on 5th September & 25th September. You will have an unique opportunity to listen and interact during a live Q&A with BP Leaders and current FLP Associates. Sign up below for any one of the sessions you wish to attend.

Past sessions

Sep.
05
08:00 UK
90 min.

BP Future Leaders Programme

8 a.m. London -- 9 a.m. Paris -- 3 a.m. New York -- 3 p.m. Shanghai

Lucy joined BP 20 years ago as a Chemical Engineering graduate in Australia. She worked in three BP Refineries in Australia and the USA in Technical, Operational, Production Planning and Commercial roles. In 2008 she was appointed the Plant Manager of the BP Wilmington Calciner in Los Angeles before moving to London in 2011 to become the Executive Assistant to Iain Conn (Chief Executive of Refining and Marketing). In 2014 she joined BP’s Integrated Supply and Trading team in London as the Strategy and Commercial Projects Manager for projects in Europe before moving to Singapore at the end of 2015 to take up her current role leading the Light Ends trading team in the region.

Lucy and her husband have three children aged 11, 6 and 4.
Lucy Nation
Trading Manager for Gasoline
Education:
Masters of Business Administration
London Business School
Master in Management
ESCP Europe
MSc, Business Economics
University Ca’ Foscari
B.A., Business Administration
University of Turin

FLP experience:
Current rotation: Programme Manager, UK
1st rotation – Retail Area Manager, UK (2015 – 2017)

Non-BP Professional experience:
- Corporate Development at Tate & Lyle 
- Marketing at General Electric Oil & Gas             
- Corporate Strategy at Cemex 
- Research at IESE Business School
Alessandro Cembalo
Programme Manager, Global Centres of Expertise & European Marketing

Luxsika Kateburome
ASEAN Packaging Procurement Manager

Scott Lavers
Head of Resourcing Operations and Early Careers Hiring

This is a unique opportunity to interact with BP Business Leaders, current FLP associates and learn more about the 4 year global rotation programme.

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Sep.
05
17:00 UK
90 min.

BP Future Leaders Programme

5 p.m. London -- 6 p.m. Paris -- 12 p.m. New York -- 12 a.m. Shanghai (next day)

Luigi Tedesco is currently the Americas Regional Vice President of BP’s global lubricants business. He is based at the business’ regional head office in Wayne, New Jersey from where he is accountable for company operations in the US, Canada, Brazil and Mexico as well as a network of national distributors that provide Castrol branded lubricants throughout the Americas. 

Luigi was born in Naples, Italy but relocated with his family to Venezuela as a child. He graduating with a degree in chemical engineering from Universidad Central de Venezuela. 

After a three year stint with Proctor & Gamble in Venezuela, Luigi returned to Italy to earn his MBA at Università Bocconi in Milan. Upon graduation, Luigi joined BP in Retail Fuels, where he spent 3 years in both the marketing team in Brussels and in Venezuela starting up and then running the retail fuel network. 

He then moved to Madrid, Spain where he worked in a series of increasingly senior sales roles with BP Marine before returning to London to take up the role of Executive Assistant to one of the Group Vice Presidents for BP’s Downstream business.  

In May 2007, Luigi was appointed to the role of Vice President for BP’s lubricants business in China, Japan and Indonesia, based in Shanghai. 

He returned to the UK in 2009 to lead the Marine Lubricants business globally and then, in 2012, took up the leadership of the Automotive Lubricants business in Central Europe, based in Hamburg, Germany. 

Luigi moved to the US in April 2014 to take up his current role. 

In his youth, Luigi was a professional soccer goalkeeper. Soccer remains a passion, especially following his favourite team, Napoli. Luigi enjoys travelling, meeting new people and learning from new cultures. He also enjoys sharing his love of movies, music and contemporary arts with his wife, Nicki, and their sons, Kiyan and Antonio.
Luigi Tedesco
Regional Vice President Americas, Automotive Lubricants
FLP experience:
1st rotation: MSCO Operations Support Manager
	MSCO Performance Analyst
2nd rotation – exploring an international assignment in Global Marketing

Non-BP Professional experience:
Wrigley/Mars Confectionery
     Global Innovation Program Management & Strategy
     Research & Development Technical Projects

Education:
Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
Kellogg School of Management – Northwestern University

Bachelor of Sciences – Chemical Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Justin Swagler
MSCO Operations Support Manager

Scott Lavers
Head of Resourcing Operations and Early Careers Hiring

Curtis Cronan
Business Strategy & Operations Manager

This is a unique opportunity to interact with BP Business Leaders, current FLP associates and learn more about the 4-year global rotation programme.

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Sep.
25
08:00 UK
90 min.

BP Future Leaders Programme

8am London - 9am Paris - 3am New York - 3pm Shanghai

Vivek is responsible for the marketing of Cars & Bikes oils in BP Castrol globally. The focus is on the Castrol brand, with the 3 ‘billion dollar’ power brands – Castrol EDGE, Castrol MAGNATEC and Castrol GTX, and 3 smaller power brands in Bikes and Driveline.
 
Vivek holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He started as a management trainee in Unilever, with his first 5 years as a sales manager for soaps & detergents in south India, then moved to a variety of positions across the marketing and sales functions, in India, Europe and Asia Pacific, and was appointed the Senior VP, Skincare for Asia Pacific and Africa in 2004. Following a 4 years stint in Diageo Asia Pacific, he joined BP in 2011. He has enjoyed working in diverse everyday categories from detergents and beauty care to ice cream and whisky and now auto lubricants!
 
Innovation on brands, channel development, brand communication and sustainability are 4 areas of passion for Vivek. 
 
Vivek is married with 2 children and is based in Singapore.
Vivek Rampal
Global Marketing Director, Cars and Bikes
FLP experience:
Current rotation: Supply midterm Planner, Mediterranean region / Spain-Turkey-Portugal-France
1st rotation – Commercial Developer, Fuels North America/ USA-Mexico 

Non-BP Professional experience:
Partners in Performance: Manager – mining consultancy in several mines across Africa, Latin America and The Caribbean
The Mind Company: Senior consultant - strategy

Education:
Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
University of Chicago Booth School of Business - USA
Bachelor of Economics
Universidad de San Andres - Argentina
Francisco Cinto
Senior Midterm Planner

Luxsika Kateburome
ASEAN Packaging Procurement Manager

Scott Lavers
Head of Resourcing Operations and Early Careers Hiring

This is a unique opportunity to interact with BP Business Leaders, current FLP associates and learn more about the 4 year global rotation programme.

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Sep.
25
17:00 UK
90 min.

BP Future Leaders Programme

5pm London - 6pm Paris - 12pm New York - 12am Shanghai (next day)

Cheryl McKinney has 30 years of experience with BP including 20 years refining experience.   Her background includes process engineering, refinery optimization and products blending, optimization, logistics, business development, and performance management, with roles alternating between technical and commercial; operations and strategy.  She is currently accountable for Strategy, Investment, and Commercial Development across the NA Fuels business.  

Cheryl holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Akron, Ohio.  Her career has included postings in both the US and UK.  She currently lives in the Chicago area with her husband, Danny Hart.    In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family.  Although time with her grown children is more difficult to manage, she has found that a round of golf is a good way to bring everyone together!
Cheryl McKinney
Vice President, Strategy and Portfolio

Kara Doelling
Strategy Coordinator, BP Fuels North America

Scott Lavers
Head of Resourcing Operations and Early Careers Hiring

Fabio Teixeira
Logistics Excellence Manager, Supply Chain

This is a unique opportunity to interact with BP Business Leaders, current FLP associates and learn more about the 4 year global rotation programme.

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