Neil Hart

Senior Associate

Neil joined the oil industry after completing an MA and M. Phil in International Relations at the University of Cambridge.

In his 20 years with BP he worked extensively across the Downstream: as an operator and then Light and Middle Distillate trader within Products Trading; as blender and production planner at their Rotterdam Refinery; in European Business Development and as Supply Manager for Air BP; and latterly as Supply Leader for the Eastern Mediterranean region, where he was responsible for BP's trading and supply operations around Greece and Turkey.

After leaving BP, Neil has been associated with Smart Global since its inception, but has also been an industry advisor via his Bastion Enterprise consultancy, worked on strategy and finance for a North African Exploration venture, and spent a year with Klesch Global Commodities in Geneva as their Head of Oil Origination.

At Smart Global, Neil works on both the Training and Recruitment stream of the business and in a number of Consultancy projects involving supply and trading strategy and implementation.