Zack Starbird is the Global Head of Ethics & Compliance for Trading & Shipping at BP. Previously he was the Assistant General Counsel responsible for BP's Americas-based commodities trading businesses. For the past twenty years he has been in and around commodities trading environments, providing legal support on a full array of commercial, regulatory, litigation, and bankruptcy issues. In 2017, however, Zack worked in a commercial role as the distillates trading manager for bp in the Americas. In that role, he worked to enable commercial opportunities for the team trading jet, diesel, and heating oil, as well as to ensure trading occurred in a controlled and compliant manner. Before coming to BP Zack worked in senior legal roles supporting the trading businesses of Koch Industries and Mirant Corp. Outside of work, Zack is a proud father of three and an avid reader and basketball player.