Tufan Erginbilgic


Tufan Erginbilgic is a Partner, having joined GIP in 2020.  Mr. Erginbilgic focuses on the energy sector and Global operations. He is based in London.

Tufan is a director of DCC plc (a member of the FTSE 100) and CNH Industrial (listed on the NYSE)

Mr. Erginbilgic served as Chief Executive Officer of BP Downstream business from 2014 through to 2020. Downstream business includes global fuels, lubricants and petrochemicals businesses.

Mr. Erginbilgic held leadership positions in several different businesses in BP, including Retail operations and Lubricants division, which he made into an industry leader while quadrupling its profits. From 2007-2009, Tufan was Chief of Staff to a Group CEO, playing a key role in the transformational program that increased revenues and delivered cost efficiencies.  Mr. Erginbilgic was appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2009 and then CEO of Downstream in 2014. During Tufan’s tenure global downstream was transformed and achieved record profitability and delivered a record-setting safety performance.

Tufan joined the Strategic Advisory Board of the University of Surrey in May 2017.  Tufan also served on the Board of GKN plc as a non-executive director for the period of 2011 – 2018.

Tufan has an MBA and an MA in Economics a bachelor’s degree in engineering.