Steve Leppard

BP's Steve Leppard combines quant skills with sound business sense to create effective risk management solutions. He speaks to Oliver Holtaway about his career

Steve Leppard joined BP in November 2004, as head of structuring in the finance and energy risk management business, FERM. It is his second stint at the firm, having worked there as head of quantitative analysis for a short period some years previously.

FERM is a relatively new business unit, focused on purely paper-based oil derivatives and finance trading. Working within the bpriskmanager brand, Leppard's team provides energy price risk management solutions for customers, by using its

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