David Jackson

Job Title Lawyer and Former Company Secretary
Country UK
Current Employer BP p.l.c.

David Jackson is a lawyer and a former company secretary.

He was the Company Secretary at BP p.l.c. from 2003 to 2018 where he was actively involved in advising the Chairman, the Board and its Committees on company law and corporate governance.  Previously he was General Counsel and Company Secretary at PowerGen from 1989 to 2002 where he was responsible for all legal and company secretarial matters relating to the Board its committees and their corporate governance.  

Prior to that Mr. Jackson held a number of legal positions with Matthew Hall, AMEC, Chloride Group, Nestle UK and Barlow Lyde & Gilbert.

Mr. Jackson is a Director of BP Pensions Trustees Limited and a Governor of St Edwards School, Oxford.  He was previously Deputy Chairman of GC100, the Association of General Counsel and Company Secretaries of the FTSE 100 and an alternate member of the Takeover Panel.