Nick Cochrane-Dyet has been associated with the UAE since childhood, when his father served with the Trucial Oman Scouts based in Jahili Fort, Al Ain. He joined BP in the UAE in 1989 having previously worked for Citicorp Investment Bank, the President of the UAE’s Royal Stud Farm and the British Army. He is currently the BP Special Advisor to the Chief Representative. He was awarded the MBE in the 2013 New Year’s Honours List.
Early Days in the Emirates is a recollection of his times in the UAE during the sixties and seventies, and the influence Sheikh Zayed had on his upbringing.