Matthias Bichsel

Matthias Bichsel

2015

Appointed Non-executive Director

 

Member of the Compliance and Ethics, Nominations, Audit and Remuneration Committees

Key strengths

Matthias has over 35 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, and has extensive commercial and strategic capabilities.

He has a deep understanding of operational and project management as well as technology management.

Experience

Matthias stepped down from the executive committee of Royal Dutch Shell plc at the end of 2014. He held a number of roles over his 34 year career with Shell, including director of Petroleum Development Oman, MD of deepwater services in Houston, executive vice president global exploration and executive vice president technical of Shell Upstream. He ran Shell’s Project and Technology business from 2009.

External appointments

Matthias is vice-chairman of Sulzer AG. He is also a non-executive director of Canadian Utilities Limited and of South Pole Group. He is a member of the advisory board of Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital and of Highgate Capital Management. 

Risks

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Remuneration

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