Martin Lovegrove

Senior Advisor,

Mr. Martin Lovegrove is Special Adviser to Chevron covering Corporate Business Development and lives half of his time in Houston. He has written books on the North Sea and was responsible for the early development of both the Wood Mackenzie and Deloittes upstream petroleum services. In the late 1970s, Martin held a senior management position in the UK’s national oil company, BNOC and in the mid 1980s was seconded to Enterprise Oil to advise on Corporate Development activities.

Since 1981 Martin has travelled extensively around the World advising companies on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures in the upstream petroleum sector. Today, he has worked on projects in nearly 60 countries and has personally advised on close to 600 mandates. In 2013, he was awarded the Oil Council’s 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award for services to the industry.

In 1999, he co-founded Harrison Lovegrove& Co, which became the most oil & gas active adviser around the world outside North America. In December 2007, Standard Chartered Bank bought the company and Martin became Vice Chairman of Global Energy for the bank. In July 2011, he joined Citigroup as Chairman of Global Energy. In June 2013, he joined Chevron Corporation.

Martin is married with four children and lives near Sevenoaks, where he has a dairy farm. He is heavily involved in a range of charitable activities being active as: Chairman of the London Chamber Orchestra; a member of the Duke of Edinburgh Award’s Development Committee; and as Chairman of Meath School, a primary school serving children with special needs particularly in the area of communication difficulties.

United Kingdom

T: +44 20 7384 8056
Bedford House
69-71 Fulham High Street


T: +65 6590 3978
78 Shenton Way

Houston - USA

T: +1 713 353 4633
Two Allen Center, 1200 Smith Street, Floor 16, Suite 6061

Houston, TX, 77002


Lagos - Nigeria

T: +44 787 550 6366
No. 92 Oduduwa Crescent,
G.R.A., Ikeja
Lagos State

South Africa

+27 21 001 3884
Great Westerford
Corner Main Rd & Dean Street
Newlands 7700
Cape Town