"Vivienne Cox is Chairman of Vallourec. She is Senior Independent director at Pearson plc, a Non-Executive Director with GSK and with Stena International AB. She has been the Lead Independent Director at DFID since 2010, and was on the Airports Commission. Vivienne also worked for BP for 28 years. Her last full time role with the company was as Executive Vice President of the Gas Power and Renewables segment. A graduate of Oxford and INSEAD, she is a Vice President of the Energy Institute, and a member of the Trilateral Commission, and on the Advisory Boards of SAID Business School and the African Leadership Institute." 
"Vivienne Cox was appointed as Chairman of Climate Change Capital in November 2009. She is the former Executive Vice President of Gas, Power and Renewables and was the Chief Executive of BP Alternative Energy. She was a member of the Executive Management Team. Vivienne joined BP Chemicals in a commercial role moving to BP Exploration in 1985, and then BP Finance.
"In 1990 Vivienne set up the commodity derivatives group within oil trading and in 1996 managed the development of new business in central and Eastern Europe.
"In 1998 Vivienne became the CEO of Air BP; managing the sales of branded fuels in over 90 countries worldwide. Following this, Vivienne pulled together all BP's trading activities in Oil, Gas, Chemicals and Finance into a single organisation which she led until 2006. Vivienne was an Executive Vice President from 2004 and in 2008 she brought together all of BP's activities in renewables.
"Vivienne is a member of the Department for International development's (DFID) management board. She sits on the Board of Rio Tinto plc; the Board of INSEAD; the Supervisory Board of Vallourec and is the Patron of the St Francis Hospice Charity, UK." 
- Non Executive Director of Eurotunnel plc between 2002 and 2004
- Non executive director of Climate Change Capital Limited effective 1 May 2008
- Non-executive director of Pearson plc since January 2012
- Director, BG Group