Full Name
Faraz Shahid
Job Title
Procurement Director; Engineering, Fabrication & Construction
Company
bp
Speaker Bio
Faraz has been with bp for the last 17 years in a variety of leadership and supply chain roles. During this period, Faraz has lived and worked in 6 countries across three continents. He is currently the procurement director responsible for the placement of bp’s third-party spending for all engineering, fabrication, and construction requirements around the world.

Faraz began his career as a mechanical engineer at a PTA plant but pivoted to Purchasing and Supply Chain Management after a few years recognizing how under-utilized the supply chain levers were in most chemical and energy industries.

Faraz graduated with a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and completed his MSc in Purchasing and Supply Chain Mgt from Robert Gordon University in Scotland. He is a fully certified member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Chain (MCIPS).

Faraz is based in the Greater Houston Area and as a father of 2 girls is passionate about gender equality and regularly volunteers as a STEM Ambassador.
Faraz Shahid