Roy williamson

BP plc - VP, Advanced Mobility



Roy is an experienced growth catalyst and business development leader - leading BP's electric vehicle and advanced mobility strategy and business development initiatives. 

BP's Advanced Mobility Unit set up to develop scale-able alternative business options for a low carbon future beyond the current downstream product portfolio. This follows Roy’s career in mainstream marketing and innovation with Unilever (17yrs) and BP (16yrs). An accomplished marketer and business leader, Roy’s most recent focus has been on step-out innovation for corporates, including corporate venturing, incubation, partnerships and M&A activity.

Roy has a track record of exceptional profit growth delivery and building business capability. He serves as a current board member of several start-ups and small technology businesses in US and UK and has experience on the innovation advisory board of major global pharmaceutical business. He’s also a speaker on innovation and corporate venturing.

Specialties: Marketing (incFMCG and B2B), strategy; innovation; business development, business growth; corporate venturing building capability in people; Leadership.
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