Dan Walker leads the emerging and disruptive technology team at BP. The team covers technologies across the energy sector and supports BP’s businesses in identifying, evaluating and responding to strategic technology opportunities. Dan has extensive experience in the Upstream oil and gas business, holding a number of technical and commercial management roles in projects, operations and drilling. Dan has worked globally including in the UK, US, Russia, Australia, Angola, Republic of the Congo and the Netherlands. Outside of the energy industry Dan has pursued post-doctoral research in fluid and structural dynamics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and held a lectureship in Engineering Science at the University of Oxford. Dan is a chartered mechanical engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.