John Goodridge is Head of Origination and Marketing for BP's supply and trading business in West Africa. He is responsible for growing BP's presence in those markets through structured transactions in crude and refined products. John has worked at BP since 2005 in a number of origination-focussed roles, concluding deals in Africa, Europe and Russia.
Prior to joining BP, John worked at Standard Chartered Bank and UBS where he was responsible for oil linked financings in sub-Saharan Africa. He originally trained as a lawyer and started his career as a lawyer in Clifford Chance's Banking practice.