Mr. Atif Ghafoor Mirza

Executive Director (Joint Ventures & Business Development)

Mr. Atif Mirza is a senior management professional and commercial & planning strategist with several years of progressive and quantifiable success in assets delivery, leading joint ventures, commercial management, business development, and investment governance with one of the global super major energy company BP, plc.

He spearheaded assets, involving upstream & midstream Joint Venture operations and major development projects in BP's global portfolio with a CAPEX of $10 billion-plus, annual operating costs of $ 400 million, and significant production.

He has remained as a Chair and BP management representative of several JV operating Committees of BP-operated and non-operated upstream & midstream oil and gas assets in the North Sea region. He has represented various critical senior-level JV and government relationships on behalf of BP and has been responsible for managing the transition of pre-and post-sale of assets. He has conceptualized life of area development plans and strategies to drive commercial success in line with the organizational objectives. He has held several senior positions during his 22 years plus career.

He successfully led major JV & third-party negotiations and gained strong expertise in cross-functional integration, agreement management, investment governance, planning & performance, team leadership, portfolio management, and capability development in senior leadership roles. Mr. Atif is a recognized people manager with capabilities in leading and mentoring diverse teams from different cultures and backgrounds.

Mr. Atif has an engineering degree from GIKI, Pakistan, and an MBA from Business School, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.