Robin leads Shell’s Chemicals and Products organisation, which integrates Shell’s chemicals and manufacturing businesses. Robin is overseeing Shell’s growth in chemicals and is responsible for the transformation of its refinery footprint to five core Chemicals and Energy Parks. These businesses are key enablers of Shell’s Powering Progress strategy and helping customers achieve their net-zero goals.
Robin’s expertise in the energy industry spans 30 years; he has worked across the world in a variety of refining and chemicals roles in Europe, North America and Africa. He is a strong believer in continuous improvement and is passionate about building operationally and financially fit organizations. He considers the safety and health of employees, contractors, communities and environment to be a top priority and is committed to strengthening Shell’s world class safety culture.
A Dutch national, Robin earned an MSc degree in Chemical Engineering from Delft University of Technology.