Julian Bowden works for BP in London in a gas business development function, focusing on the Caspian region and the transportation and marketing of this gas. Previous experience with BP was mainly in downstream oil, particularly refining & marketing in Europe.
International experience includes posts in BP's offices in Brussels and in Moscow. Academic publications include a chapter in a recent Oxford Energy Institute book on gas in the CIS region and a journal article on Russian-British oil trade in the 1930s. He has also led research committees of the International Gas Union IGU and given papers at World Gas Conferences.