STEVEN TAYLOR

Head Of Business Development



Steven is well recognised as a business development expert. Steven commenced his career in Shell as a refinery technologist in 1985. Over the next 20 years he held successive roles in downstream planning, trading, crude & refinery optimisation and global bunkering, in UK, Singapore and Australia. He left Shell in 2005 to build out Masefield in Asia Pacific. In 2010, he joined Macquarie Bank to set up its global shipping & physical oil trading activity. Steven was appointed as head of crude trading for BP Singapore in 2013 and head of BP Business Development in 2015.  He joined Gunvor in 2017 to run various African and Middle Eastern oil and gas infrastructure deals.