Andrew Gould is a member of the Board of Directors of Saudi Aramco, a partner of CSL Capital Management, a private equity firm that specializes in energy services, and Chairman of Kayrros Advisory Board, an advanced data analytics company.
He was Chairman of BG Group PLC, from May 2012 until its sale to Royal Dutch Shell in February 2016. Prior to this, he was Chairman of Schlumberger from August 2011 until April 2012 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Schlumberger from February 2003 to July 2011. Under his leadership, Schlumberger revenue grew from $14Bn to $39Bn. In previous assignments across his 37-year career, he was Chief Operating Officer of Schlumberger, Treasurer of Schlumberger, Executive Vice President of Oilfield Services, President of Schlumberger Wireline and Testing, and President of Sedco Forex. He previously held a series of positions in finance and management in Asia, Europe, and the United States.
He was a member of the Board of Directors of BG Group PLC from June 2011 to 2016 and Schlumberger Limited from 2002 to 2012. He sat on the Boards of Rio Tinto PLC and Rio Tinto Limited until May 2012 where he was Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the remuneration committee.
He is a member of the Board of Trustees of The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He served on the United Kingdom Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology from 2004 to 2007. He was Vice-Chairman Technology for the United States National Petroleum Councils’ 2007 report “Facing the Hard Truths about Energy”. He was awarded the Charles F Rand Memorial Gold Medal by the Society of Petroleum Engineers in 2014.
Mr. Gould joined Schlumberger in 1975 in the company’s Internal Audit department Paris, after working for Ernst & Young. He received his degree in economic history from the University of Wales at Cardiff and qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He holds an honorary Doctorate in Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and is an honorary Fellow of Cardiff University.