Peter Sutherland

Peter Sutherland is Chairman of BP plc (1997–current) and also Chairman of Goldman Sachs International (1995–current). Of Irish nationality, he was born on 25th April 1946 and was educated at Gonzaga College, University College Dublin and the King’s Inns. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Investor AB; Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson and the Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc. Prior to his current positions, Mr Sutherland served as Attorney General of Ireland (1981–1984); EC Commissioner responsible for Competition Policy (1985–1989); Chairman of Allied Irish Banks (1989–1993) and Director General of the World Trade Organisation, formerly GATT, (1993–1995).