Simon Hodgkinson

Chief Information Security Officer, BP

Simon Hodgkinson is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at BP. He is responsible for cybersecurity including strategy, governance, architecture, education, counter threat operations and incident response. He joined BP in 2002 and has held a number of senior IT leadership roles. Prior to becoming CISO, he was the VP, Infrastructure and Integration Services. During this time, he drove a significant improvement in IT operational integrity, led a transformation program and spearheaded the commitment to improve employees’ IT experience. He led the CISO function in BP Supply & Trading, where he delivered a program to improve cyber-controls, many of which have been implemented across the BP group. Before joining BP, he worked in IT for a dotcom, an investment bank and commercial software companies.