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Ian Duffy

Mr Ian Duffy

Mr Ian Duffy


Ian Duffy is BP’s Community Development Manager, with responsibility for developing capability and building community capacity across the UK. He has been managing BP's education programmes for 5-19 year olds in the UK since 2004, leads BP's engagement with social enterprises across the UK, and works closely with BP’s graduate recruitment programme. He joined BP's refining business in 1999 with a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge, working in a range of roles from operations to project management. He is a chartered chemical engineer and chartered scientist, a governor and trustee of a South London secondary school, a trustee of the Emmaus Lambeth homelessness charity and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He was recognised as a Business in the Community “Game Changer” in 2012 for a demonstrable contribution to integrating responsible business policy and practice. He is currently leading two major collaborative projects, Enterprising Science and the Glasgow 2014 Young Leaders Programme. Enterprising Science is a 5 year research and development programme with the Science Museum Group and King’s College London to create tools and techniques to help teachers inspire all young people with science and careers from science. The Glasgow 2014 Young Leaders Programme is a collaboration with charities across Scotland to transform the employability of young people far from the labour market, inspired by the context of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.


Education CommitteeMarch 2014 - December 2016Member
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