Eric Drake

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Person.png Eric Drake  Rdf-icon.png
(businessman)
BornArthur Eric Courtney Drake
29 November 1910
Died31 October 1996 (Age 85)
Member ofThe 1001 Club

Sir Arthur Eric Courtney Drake was a British businessman, Chairman of BP from 1969 to 1975. He attended the 1973 Bilderberg which discussed the 1973 Oil crisis that later emerged.

Background

Drake was born in Rochester, Kent, the son of a doctor, and educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge, where he received a bachelor's degree in law.[1]

In 1975, he was by succeeded Sir David Steel as chairman of BP.[2]


29 November 1910|31 October 1996| 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
Bilderberg/197017 April 197019 April 1970Switzerland
Hotel Quellenhof
Bad Ragaz
Bilderberg/197311 May 197313 May 1973Sweden
Saltsjöbaden
The meeting at which the 1973 oil crisis appears to have been planned.


References

  1. James Bamberg. "Obituary: Sir Eric Drake | People | News". The Independent. Retrieved 2016-07-21.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").
  2. "Sir David Steel". The Daily Telegraph. 2004-08-11. Retrieved 2016-07-21.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").


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