Director External Affairs, Upstream, BP Australia
Peter Metcalfe is Director of Upstream External Affairs for BP Australia, responsible for external communications with governments and communities on behalf of BP’s exploration and production (E&P) businesses. He manages a team that delivers this objective for BP’s partner-operated E&P businesses, including the North West Shelf Venture and the Browse Joint Venture; and for BP’s directly operated exploration permits in the Great Australian Bight off South Australia.
Peter grew up in the United Kingdom and studied Politics and Parliamentary Studies at the University of Leeds, achieving BA (Hons) (First Class) in 1994. He moved to Western Australia in 2001.
In 2002-3 he was Treasurer and then Chairman of South Lake Child Care Centre. From 2004-2006 he was Chairman of the Deckchair Theatre Company, and from July 2005 to August 2011 he was Chairman of the Perth Zoological Parks Authority (the Board of Perth Zoo). He is currently a member of the Animal Ethics Committee of Curtin University.