Leadership team

Chris Finlayson

Chris Finlayson
Chief Executive

Appointed as an Executive Director in 2011; Chief Executive from 1 January 2013.

Skills and experience

Before joining BG Group, Chris gained over 33 years’ technical and commercial experience in the oil and gas industry, with Royal Dutch Shell plc, where he was a member of the Exploration and Production leadership team, serving in Russia, Nigeria, Brunei and the North Sea.

Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive, Chris was responsible for BG Advance, including BG Group’s exploration team, the Group’s major capital projects programme, contracts and procurement, and technology.

Other appointments

  • Non-executive Director, Lloyd's Register Group Limited

Roles of the Chairman and Chief Executive

PDF - opens in a new window