Howard Chase (Director of European Government Affairs for BP)
Howard Chase, according to a biographical note, "became Director of International Affairs for BP Amoco in Washington, DC in December, 2000. For the previous three years, he was Director of External Affairs for BP Russia based in Moscow."
"In a career of over twenty years with BP, Howard has worked in many locations around the world including the North Sea, Soviet Union, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Colombia, Algeria, Vietnam and Angola. He graduated from Cambridge University in the UK with a Bachelors Degree in Engineering and has post-graduate qualifications in Management Studies. Howard speaks German and Russian. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Russian National Orchestra and a guest lecturer at the Moscow Institute of International Economy," the biographical note states."