Integrated Gas & New Energies Director & Member of the Executive Committee
Royal Dutch Shell plc
Maarten Wetselaar is Integrated Gas & New Energies Director and member of the Executive Committee of Royal Dutch Shell. He is responsible for Shell’s Integrated Gas business, including the industry-leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) and gas-to-liquids (GTL) positions. He also leads the New Energies business, including Shell’s investments in low-carbon electricity, new fuels, and new business models for a lower carbon future. He oversees 38 countries for Shell, including Australia, China, Japan, Qatar, Russia, and Trinidad & Tobago.
Maarten holds a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Groningen and a post doctorate Controllers degree from VU University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. After joining Shell in 1995 he held a variety of financial, commercial and general management roles in Shell’s Upstream, Downstream and Trading businesses in Europe, Brazil, Ghana, the Middle East and Russia.
In 2009, Maarten became Executive Vice President Finance in Upstream International. From 2013 to 2015 he served as Executive Vice President for Integrated Gas, based in Singapore.
Maarten is married and father of three teenagers. In addition to spending time with his family and friends, he enjoys traveling and sports, including football, sailing and golf. Maarten also enjoys reading and music.