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Ceri Powell

Executive Vice President Exploration International, Functional Global Head of Exploration, RDS

Managing Director, Brunei Shell Petroleum;

United Kingdom

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Ceri Powell's Work Experience

Shell

Executive Vice President Exploration International, Functional Global Head of Exploration, RDS

November 2009 to Present

Shell

VP Global Strategy RDS

January 2008 to November 2009

Shell

VP Exploration Middle East and Caspian

2004 to 2008

Ceri Powell's Education

University of Wales, Cardiff

phd Honorary Fellowship

2015 to 2015

Heriot-Watt University

Honorary Doctorate of Science

2014 to 2014

University of Wales, Cardiff

PhD Structural Geology

1985 to 1989

About Ceri Powell's Current Company

Shell

Accountable for delivery of the International Exploration business (ex Americas) with a global budget of $5bln, covering operations and new portfolio positions/licences into the Shell portfolio, with a global functional role as Head of Exploration in terms of technology, capabilities, portfolio choices, strategy and as the external face of Shell Exploration. Leadership of 1500 staff, including critically...

About Ceri Powell

📖 Summary

Executive Vice President Exploration International, Functional Global Head of Exploration, RDS @ Accountable for delivery of the International Exploration business (ex Americas) with a global budget of $5bln, covering operations and new portfolio positions/licences into the Shell portfolio, with a global functional role as Head of Exploration in terms of technology, capabilities, portfolio choices, strategy and as the external face of Shell Exploration. Leadership of 1500 staff, including critically Health and Safety of all, but especially those in remote operations through personal visible presence ; “Boots on the Ground” . Drilling of 150 exploration wells per year. External representation for Shell across the globe, with Senior Executives of NOCs (Petronas, Saudi Aramco, KMG), Ministers and our IOC partners/competitors. Active in supporting Women in Energy (speaking at WIN events, internal and external mentoring) Ceri is an active member of the prestigious Advisory Board of the United Nations Sustainable Energy for All programme, chaired by the Secretary General of the UN. In 2014 Ceri was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Heriot-Watt University for services to Geoscience. Since 2014 Ceri has served as a Non Executive Director on the Board of Carillion PLC, and as the Chairman of the Board Sustainability Committee. Carillion is a construction and services company with an international portfolio including the UK, Canada and the Middle East. Ceri has twice been awarded the accolade of being on the Fortune Top 50 most Powerful Women in International Business, in 2013 and again in 2014. She is currently listed at No 21. From November 2009 to Present (6 years 2 months) VP Global Strategy RDS @ Responsible for delivery of a coherent, connected strategy for Royal Dutch Shell, reporting to the Executive Director of Strategy & Business Development and working closely with the CEO/CFO. Delivered analysis of the external competitive environment, the current portfolio of RDS and alternative strategic directions for the company leading to the RDS Strategic Plan 2008 and 2009. Specialist Chief Executive reviews on the future of Chemicals, Middle East, Caspian, Hydrocarbon Maturation, Exploration and Renewables. From January 2008 to November 2009 (1 year 11 months) VP Exploration Middle East and Caspian @ Accountable for delivery of the Regional Exploration business (operations and new business opportunities) for the Middle East, Caspian and South Asia; mature asset exploration onshore Egypt and Oman, high risk exploration offshore Nile Delta, Kazakhstan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Abu Dhabi, and Azerbaijan. Specific focus areas on HSSE in operations, delivery of 200mmboe per annum, hydrocarbon maturation and undiscovered volumes into the portfolio. Board member of the South Rub Al-Khali Joint Venture (Shell and Saudi Aramco) 2004-2008. OPCOM member of CMOC JV (Shell and KMG) 2007-2008. Visible leadership for Middle East Women Professionals, the Arab International Womens’ Forum and Women in Exploration. From 2004 to 2008 (4 years) Team Leader, New Ventures @ From 1994 to 1999 (5 years) phd, Honorary Fellowship @ University of Wales, Cardiff From 2015 to 2015 Honorary Doctorate of Science @ Heriot-Watt University From 2014 to 2014 PhD, Structural Geology @ University of Wales, Cardiff From 1985 to 1989 Bachelor of Science (BSc), Geology/Earth Science, General, 1st class honours @ University of Liverpool From 1982 to 1985 Ceri Powell is skilled in: Exploration Management, Mineral Exploration, Energy, Strategic Planning, Strategy, Natural Gas, Geology, New Ventures, Upstream, Divestitures, Petroleum, Seismology, Joint Ventures


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