Geoff Holmes

Geoff Holmes joined as CEO of px Group in July 2019, having previously been Chief Operating Officer of INEOS Upstream services. Geoff has also held senior positions Chevron, KCA Deutag and Talisman.

Geoff’s overall responsibility lies in ensuring px Group is effectively, efficiently, and sustainably managing the wide range of strategic UK energy assets that the company operates on behalf of its clients and partners, as well as Saltend Chemicals Park, which px Group owns having purchased it from BP in 2018.

Geoff has quickly become the driving force behind px Group’s owner-operator approach it applies to the assets it manages – an approach that ensures the company and its staff adopt an owner’s mindset when running its sites, setting the company apart from competitors in the sector.

Under Geoff’s leadership, px Group was recently ranked as the 53rd fastest-growing business in Britain by The Sunday Times Profit Track, with profits growing by 33% in the last year alone.

Geoff has a Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the University of Aberdeen, and served as a Board Member of Oil & Gas UK, a Co-Chairman of Step Change in Safety’s Asset Integrity Steering Group and as an Advisor to the University of Aberdeen’s Engineering School. Geoff has also led company-wide support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and WildHearts charities.

Geoff regularly features in the news, commenting on the most pressing topics in the industry. You can read more about Geoff and px Group’s approach to its work in the following articles:

  • Financial TimesKeeping Industry’s Wheels Turning Under Lockdown
  • The Scotsman – The Big Interview: px Group CEO Geoff Holmes
  • The Guardian Planning Applications for UK Clean Energy Projects Hit New High
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