Dr. Uwe Franke


  • Degree in Chemistry, PhD
  • International career with BP Group
  • 1994: Board of directors of BP Portugal
  • 1998: CEO of BP Germany
  • 2002: Chairman of the board at Aral and head of BP/Aral integration
  • 2004-2012: CEO BP Deutschland AG
  • 2010-2012: CEO BP Europe SE
  • Numerous mandates at the interface between politics and business, including chairman of the board of the Association of the German Petroleum Industry, member of the BDI executive committee, economic council for the Energy Commission, Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations, Wirtschaftsrat, President of the World Energy Council Germany
  • Supervisory board of Basalt AG, advisory board of Hoyer GmbH, Arbiom S.A., Cash Payment Solutions GmbH, Brahms Oil Refineries Ltd, ProPep GmbH, Sr. Advisor IFM investors-Australian Infrastructure Fund



  • Oil & Gas
  • Energy
  • Chemicals
  • Transport & Logistics
  • Retail
  • Start-ups
  • Management Consultancy



  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • M&A, Post Merger Integration
  • Human Resources
  • Change & Intercultural Management, Political & Association work, Lobbying, External/Internal communication