Ahmed Hashmi

Ahmed Hashmi

Ahmed Hashmi
Chief Digital and Technology
Officer, Upstream, BP.
With more than 30 years industry experience, Ahmed Hashmi has held technical, commercial and leadership positions across Amoco and BP’s worldwide operations – Upstream, Downstream and Renewable Energy – in the US, Europe, Africa, Latin America and the Arabian Gulf.

In his current role, he is accountable for the creation and delivery of BP’s Upstream technology strategy and digital transformation.

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 relationships with the world’s top universities, research institutes, start-ups and technology suppliers.

Ahmed serves on the Board of the International Centre for Advanced Materials at the University of Manchester, UK.

He enjoys working on and reviewing the intersection of strategy, technology and policy, 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.