SVP, General Counsel / Company Secretary
Joined RB as SVP General Counsel and Company Secretary in 2017, and is responsible for legal, company secretarial and legal compliance matters across RB. Rupert began his career as a lawyer in private practice. In 1989 he joined US law firm Morrison & Foerster, working in San Francisco and London, and from 1994 he worked for Lovells in London. In 1995 he joined SmithKline Beecham as Senior Counsel for mergers and acquisitions and other corporate matters. When SmithKline Beecham and GlaxoWellcome merged to form GlaxoSmithKline, Rupert was appointed Senior Vice President and General Counsel. In 2008, Rupert became Group General Counsel of BP, holding that position until he joined RB in January 2017.