Benchmarking Categories Discussed by Andrew Gould
- Upstream Oil & Gas Benchmarking
- Competitive Benchmarking
- Corporate Benchmarking
- Leadership & Organisation Benchmarking
- Cost Benchmarking
- Performance Benchmarking
- Value Chain & Functional Benchmarking
- Supply Chain Benchmarking
- Service Company Benchmarking
- IOC / NOC Benchmarking
- Former Chairman BG Group
- Former Chairman & CEO Schlumberger
He was Chairman of BG Group PLC, from May 2012 until its sale to Royal Dutch Shell in February 2016.
Prior to this, Mr. Gould was Chairman of Schlumberger from August 2011 until April 2012 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Schlumberger Limited from February 2003 to July 2011. In previous assignments he was President and Chief Operating Officer, Schlumberger Limited, Executive Vice President 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.
Mr. Gould 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 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”.
Gould joined Schlumberger in 1975 in 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.