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Stijn van Els

CEO & Chairman of the Management Board, Deutsche Shell Holding GmbH

Stijn joined Shell from university with a physics degree from Delft University in 1988. He has held a range of technical, commercial and senior leadership roles working in the Netherlands, Japan, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany and Qatar. He has worked across manufacturing, Liquefied Natural Gas marketing and upstream business development, has been Shell's Chief Contracting and Procurement Officer and has also served as the CEO-designate of the Al Karaana Petrochemicals project, a Joint Venture between Qatar Petroleum and Shell Chemicals. In January 2016, he was appointed CEO & Chairman of the Management Board of Deutsche Shell Holding GmbH, the company that comprises all of Royal Dutch Shell activities in Germany.