Contributor Profile

Ahmed Hashmi

Job TitleGlobal Head of Upstream Technology

Company NameBP


With 30 years industry experience, Ahmed Hashmi has held technical, commercial and leadership positions in Amoco and BP’s worldwide operations in the US, Europe, Africa, Latin America and the Arabian Gulf.In his current role, Ahmed has line accountability for the creation and delivery of BP’s Upstream technology strategy. He leads the Upstream Technology organization which comprises scientists and engineers, technology centers and laboratory facilities in USA and UK, and a global network of research and technology suppliers.

Ahmed serves on the Board of the International Centre for Advanced Materials at the University of Manchester, UK. He is co-founder of the US Energy Policy Coalition, a non-profit organization, which develops scientifically vetted industry material in support of educational awareness.

Ahmed enjoys working on and reviewing the intersection of strategy, technology and policy. He authored BP’s Technology Management Handbook and is a frequent speaker at industry events. Ahmed holds an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Physics, M.Sc. in Computer Sciences (Operations Research) and MBA in Finance and Economics. He lives in Houston, USA, with his wife and son. His personal interests include reading, travelling with family, music, cycling, swimming, and volunteer work.

Conference Sessions

  • Opening Ceremony

    Tuesday10:00 - 10:3004 Sep 2018
    Gordon Suite

    Opening Ceremony:Ahmed Hashmi, Global Head of Upstream Technology, BP Binu Mathew, SVP, Global Head of Digital Products, BHGE Digital Darcy Spady, 2018 SPE Pr...

    • Language: English
  • Plenary Session 1: Defining the Opportunity and Seeing the Changes Underway Both in and Outside the Industry (Today)

    Tuesday10:30 - 12:0004 Sep 2018
    Gordon Suite

    Topic:  Decoding Digital Transformation: What is it really? What’s already underway in our industry? And what are the roadblocks? BHGE, BP Fireside chat: Deco...

    • Language: English
  • Plenary Session 2: Radical Organisational Change through Digital

    Wednesday09:30 - 11:0005 Sep 2018
    Gordon Suite

    Session title: Plenary Session 2: Radical Organisational Change through Digital: 1) Focusing in on the culture/paradigm shift mentality needed 2) Obtaining th...

    • Language: English

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