Our team

Stephen Marcos Jones

Director-General

 

 

As Director-General, Stephen Marcos Jones is responsible for the overall management and effectiveness of UKPIA as the UK's principal advocate for the downstream oil sector. With over 15 years’ experience across the oil and gas industry, Stephen's leadership of UKPIA encompasses all areas of the organisation's expertise, including fuels quality, environmental regulations, advocacy and industry economics, and the future vision for the UK industry.

Dr Andy Roberts

Director of Downstream Policy

As Director of Downstream Policy, Andy Roberts is responsible for anticipating and assessing emerging policy and regulatory challenges and opportunities affecting the refining and downstream fuel sector. Working closely with our members, Andy's over 30 years' experience in the oil industry enables UKPIA to influence a range of areas, including climate change and the environment, chemicals regulations, health and safety and fuels quality.  

Jamie Baker

Director of External Relations

As Director of External Relations, Jamie Baker is responsible for UKPIA's outreach to our industry's key stakeholders in government, industry, the media and the wider public. Appointed in September 2018, with over 10 years experience in government, Jamie's role integrates UKPIA's external advocacy and engagement with outreach to our members and associates.

William James

Communications and Membership Specialist

As Communications and Membership Specialist, Will James helps to deliver UKPIA's key messages whilst enhancing the profile of the downstream oil sector to policymakers, the media and the public. Will joined UKPIA in January 2019 and his responsibilities include advocacy to external stakeholders,  membership activities as well as media relations and communications.

Simon Wood

Environment, Health and Safety Specialist - Starts 20th January 2020

 

Ayesha David

Petroleum Economics Analyst - Starts 20th January 2020

 

Seb Hirsz

Fuels Quality and Supply Specialist

As Fuels Quality and Supply Specialist, Seb Hirsz provides UKPIA members with expert advice on all regulatory developments for fuel quality issues across the downstream oil sector. With previous experience with BP's Formulated Products Technology team working on F1 fuels and lubricants, Seb's role is to make industry's views known across a range of discussions on fuels standards, regulatory compliance and future fuels developments.

 

Paul Mannion

Industry secondee to BEIS

Paul Mannion was appointed as the UKPIA industrial secondee into the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy's (BEIS) Downstream Oil Resilience team in May 2018. Paul has over 30 years of experience in the refining and downstream oil sector. Prior to his secondment, Paul was a member of the Total Lindsey Oil Refinery Senior Leadership Team where he held a number of roles spanning 14 years. 

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