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| Eric Drake |
|Born||Arthur Eric Courtney Drake|
29 November 1910
|Died||31 October 1996 (Age 85)|
|Member of||The 1001 Club|
UK oil executive invited to the 1973 Bilderberg
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.
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.
In 1975, he was by succeeded David Steel as chairman of BP.
Events Participated in
|Bilderberg/1970||17 April 1970||19 April 1970||Switzerland|
|the 19th Bilderberg meeting, in Switzerland.|
|Bilderberg/1973||11 May 1973||13 May 1973||Sweden|
|The meeting at which the 1973 oil crisis appears to have been planned.|