Gary Thompson

Executive Vice President, Operations & Digital


Gary joined Tullow in 2013 as Vice President for East Africa with overall accountability for the Uganda and Kenya development businesses. Gary was appointed EVP, West Africa in 2017 and focused on progressing the Jubilee Turret Remediation Project, delivery of improved production efficiency and performance from both the TEN and Jubilee fields and driving profitability through management of operating and capital costs. In 2019, Gary was appointed Executive Vice President, Operations & Digital and will focus on retaining and strengthening our functional capability, creating greater organisational agility and delivering value through transformation. Gary has 30 years’ technical, commercial and business management experience in the oil and gas business including senior leadership positions spanning exploration, project development and production operations. Prior to joining Tullow, Gary worked for BG Group, Woodside Energy, Ampolex and Chevron.