Phil Haymes - Oil & Gas Specialist. HVC Programme - Department of International Trade UK

Phil Haymes


Oil & Gas Specialist. HVC Programme
Department of International Trade UK

  • Speaking at: Session 3: Panel Discussion - Bridging the Divide Between Skills and Education and Delivering Corporate Social Responsability

Phil is a UK Department of International Trade (DIT) Oil & Gas Specialist on the High Value Campaigns (HVC) Programme whose role is to:

  • Evaluate and advise on HVC’s and devising strategies to target them,  working closely with DIT colleagues in British Diplomatic Posts overseas
  • Support DIT colleagues to deliver opportunities for UK companies, setting these out and communicating them;
  • Raise awareness of these opportunities amongst UK based companies, providing value added professional input to business briefings, seminars, share fairs, overseas trade missions, inward missions and other events; 
  • Engage with Trade Associations, other Multipliers and the UK Regions to reach to reach a wider community of UK based companies;
  • Develop and maintain networks of global suppliers and customer contacts to deliver competitive advantage and deliver sustainable business propositions e.g. development of local content.

Phil has significant experience in the oil & gas sector following a 25 year career with BP in a wide range of upstream, midstream, downstream and functional roles, including procurement and a two-year secondment to the Department of Trade and Industry. He has a BSc Hons degree in Industrial Chemistry from City University London.

Phil is currently focussed on helping the UK supply chain further leverage value from a portfolio of oil & gas HVO’s in East Africa, Senegal & Mauritania and Nigeria.

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