Position: Executive Vice President, Development & Production International (DPI), since 1 January 2021
Year of birth: 1975
External offices: Member of the Board of The Power of Nutrition
Number of shares in Equinor ASA: 2,173 (as of 30 November 2020)
Loans from Equinor ASA: None
Experience: Cook joined Equinor in 2016 and comes from the position as Executive Vice President Global Strategy & Business Development (GSB), which he had since May 2018. He started as SVP in DPI overseeing operations in Angola, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Libya, Nigeria, Russia and Venezuela. He joined from BP, where he was Chief of Staff to the CEO. Cook worked from 2009 - 2014 as BP’s Vice President leading the development of the Shah Deniz field in Azerbaijan and construction of the Southern Gas Corridor. From 2005 - 2009 he led the IGB2 Project in Vietnam and acted as President for BP Vietnam. He worked in field operations in the North Sea from 2002 - 2005, becoming Offshore Installation Manager. Cook joined BP in 1996, taking on a series of project development and commercial roles in the North Sea and Gulf of Mexico.
Education: MA in Natural Sciences from St. John’s College, Cambridge University and International Executive Programme at INSEAD.
Family relations: No family relations to other members of the Corporate Executive Committee, members of the Board or the Corporate Assembly.
Other matters: Cook is a UK citizen and resident in the UK.