The Profile

Profile: Bernard Looney, BP chief executive

The Business Post in 2020 profiled the Kerry native who has reportedly stood down as boss of the global oil giant

In brief:

Name: Bernard Looney

Occupation: incoming chief executive of BP

Age: 49

Newsworthiness: the Kerryman has risen to the top of the energy giant and vowed to modernise it in the face of the climate emergency

In depth:

As part of an effort to be more transparent, incoming BP chief executive Bernard Looney opened an Instagram account two weeks ago.

A picture of him dressed casually in jeans and a navy sweater was accompanied ...