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Chad Brown

  • External Event Speaker

About Chad

Chad Bown is a Managing Director on the bp Ventures team which has invested over $1bln in disruptive technology companies across more than 60 entities with the backing of more than 300 co-investors. Chad’s investment focus for bp is in support of delivering efficient hydrocarbon operations in addition to advancing low carbon energy solutions.


Chad brings financial leadership and commercial expertise alongside energy operational and business development roles with prior managerial work experience at Shell and Jacobs Engineering. Chad was a Captain in the United States Air Force and holds a degree in business from Texas A&M University as well as an MBA from Loyola Marymount University.


Chad currently sits on the boards of Xpansiv Limited (AUS), Eavor Technology (CAN), Beyond Limits (US), Fulcrum BioEnergy (US) and BiSN Limited (UK).


Chad was recognized as one of the leading corporate venturing professionals in the Global Corporate Venturing Powerlist 2023