This excerpt taken from the BP 20-F filed Mar 4, 2008.
All the members of the committee are independent non-executive directors. Throughout the year, Dr Julius (chairman), Mr Davis, Sir Tom McKillop and Sir Ian Prosser were members. Mr Bryan retired as a member in April 2007. The group chief executive at the time was consulted on matters relating to the other executive directors who report to him and on matters relating to the performance of the company; he was not present when matters affecting his own remuneration were discussed.