Andrew Gould

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Andrew Gould
Born (1946-12-17) December 17, 1946 (age 71)
United Kingdom
Nationality British
Alma mater University of Wales, Cardiff
Occupation Non-Executive Chairman of BG Group

Andrew Frederick James Gould (born 17 December 1946) is a British businessman, the former chairman and CEO of Schlumberger.[1][2] Following his retirement from Schlumberger Ltd., Gould is serving as non-executive chairman of the British oil company BG Group.[3][4]


Gould received his degree in Economic History from the University of Wales, Cardiff.[5]


Gould retired from his role of chief executive officer on 1 August 2011 and served as chairman until the company's annual shareholder meeting in April 2012. Gould served as the CEO of Schlumberger from February 2003 to August 2011.[6] Prior to that appointment, he held the position of executive vice president, Schlumberger Oilfield Services. In a series of earlier assignments, he was treasurer of Schlumberger Limited, and president of Sedco Forex, Wireline & Testing, and Oilfield Services Products. Gould started his career at Schlumberger in 1975 in the company's Internal Audit department in Paris. Before joining Schlumberger, he had worked for Ernst & Young.[5] He is the current chairman of the advisory board of Paris based energy research start-up, Kayrros.[7]


  1. ^ "Andrew Gould, Schlumberger". Schlumberger. Archived from the original on 2010-02-25. 
  2. ^ "Schlumberger Announces Management Succession, Paris, Jul 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE)". 
  3. ^ Rowley, Emma (2011-11-01). "BG Group names former Schlumberger chief Andrew Gould as new chairman". The Daily Telegraph. 
  4. ^ "Andrew Frederick James Gould director information. Free company director check". Retrieved 2016-04-18. 
  5. ^ a b "Andrew F. J. Gould BA, FCA - Executive Profile and Biography". Retrieved 2016-04-18. 
  6. ^ "Schlumberger CEO to retire; COO to take job". Associated Press. 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2016-04-17 – via Yahoo! News. 
  7. ^ "Oil veterans' new frontier". Financial Times. Retrieved 2018-04-07.