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  • Change Journeys 

  • Project / Program Management

  • Feasibility Studies 

  • Strategy  or concept development

  • Interface Management 

  • Decision Quality

  • Strategic & Project Risk Management

  • Strategic Relationship Management

  • Managing for diversity & Inclusiveness 

  • Talent Management

  • Accredited Coach & Mentor

Employment History
  • English (Fluent)

  • Dutch (Fluent)

  • French (Business)

  • German (Business)

  • ICF (in progress)
  • Diversity & Inclusiveness Certificate, Cornell University
  • MSc Industrial Design Engineering - Innovation Management, Technical University Delft, The Netherlands
  • Strategic Decision & Risk Management Program, USA (ongoing), Stanford University, California, USA
  • MCips, Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply, United Kingdom

That Extra Mile
  • Set up & Lead Professional Women Expat Network in Bangalore for 3 years

  • Sponsor, Mentor and local lead for Shell India Women Network

  • Initiated & Lead working mothers network in Shell Houston for 2.5 years

  • Lead Shell Upstream Europe New Professionals Network

  • Initiated & Lead first corporate decathlon team Shell Aberdeen (1st place that year)

  • Selected BeNeLux representative for the Linde Junior Circle (International 2-year development program for high potential staff)

Accreditation & Education
Anchor 1

Gulf of Mexico Delivery Manager | Shell Exploration & Production Company | New Orleans, USA | June 2017 to May 2018


  • Develop & Lead new formed business / continuous improvement team (“Fit for the Future”) for the world’s market leading deepwater production operations in the GOM

  • Operationalize business improvement targets including the longer term continuous improvement strategy and leverage learnings 3rd parties and Shell group.

  • Stretch annual business improvement targets for the business realized (confidential)

  • Interim manager for adaptation and implementation of the new global asset / business management system.



Global Manager Upstream Integration Program Office Integrated Gas

& Lead Bangalore P&T HUB Business Improvement

| Shell India Ltd Bangalore, India | July 2015 to June 2017


Global Upstream Integration Manager:

  • For the Global Upstream Gas Portfolio for Shell embedding of the corporate business improvement program focussed on competitiveness & new ways of working maximizing leverage & synergies from elsewhere within the Shell business.

  • Develop additional initiatives and/or acquire externally additional initiatives for the same portfolio to ensure competitive targets are met. (Confidential)

  • Interim lead facilitating Global Technology Deployment in Upstream Gas to course correct when original targets not achieved.


Projects & Technology HUB Improvement Lead:

  • Lead the start-up, implementation and progression of the business improvement plan and resulting strategy refresh for the Bangalore Projects & Technology HUB (1 of 3 globally, Focus: ways of working, digitization, technology, new energy and competitiveness at low oil price)


Front End Development Manager / Field Development Planner, Majnoon Project (Iraq) | Shell India Ltd  Bangalore, India | December 2012 to June 2015


  • ·Delivery of the integrated concept development and associated feasibility studies for contracted developments in the Hawizeh Marshes / Ramsar (40% of the total Hydrocarbons, protected wet lands, biodiverse, culturally sensitive, remnants of war).
  • Delivery of the integrated development plan incl. pilot proposals for contracted Waterflood (Production increase from 600 to 1000 kbbl/day).
  • Managed up to 180 resources to deliver the various scopes without any direct reporting lines (Matrix Organization)

  • Coordinate the Bangalore based discipline engineering support to all Majnoon project & asset scopes.

  • Bangalore office lead for task force to improve ways of working & integration between various project and venture teams in Bangalore, Dubai & Iraq.

  • Coordinator Technical Decision Panel: integrated decision-based planning process for all integrated technical decisions in the US$30 Billion project.

  • Bangalore Discipline Focal point for Field Development planning including responsibility as (regional) location coach in training people in Shell’s project management & development processes, project risk management & decision quality.

Sr Field Development Planner, AERA Projects | Shell Int. Exploration & Production Inc Houston, USA | February 2011 to December 2012

Two Teriary Recovery Projects, Ventura CO2 and Belridge Diatomite Steam Drive for AERA JV

  • Integration (five geographical locations), and delivery of multidisciplinary technical evaluations per project including a successful feasibility review and decision to continue maturation of the project ( ‘best in class’ awards).

  • Recognized induction of AERA team members in Shell project management processes & associated requirements, standards & guides

  • Delivery of a due diligence exercise on Belridge performance by AERA 

  • Manage all support from Economist & project services/controls disciplines

  • Global Shell coordinator for field development planning tool (Wellspring)

  • Location coach for Houston Projects & Technology HUB for Shell’s stage gated project development process, project risk management & decision quality.



Project Services Coordinator & Estimator | Shell Int. Exploration & Production Inc Houston, USA | September 2008 to January 2011


  • Shaped the opportunity and became resident subject matter expert on standardization of deepwater oil & gas facilities (special recognition awards, Phoenix, Vito & Appomattox Projects)

  • Recorded contributor to the technical work and business case underpinning patent submission for Close Proximity Wells.

  • Functional delivery for the project controls disciplines: improved assurance, internal quality delivery, set up performance measurement systems and update of global cost estimating tools.

  • Discipline focal point internal and external benchmarking (Upstream Projects Americas).

  • Cost estimates for deepwater projects globally in support of investment decisions



Sr Contract Engineer, Offshore | Sakhalin Energy International (Shell JV)

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia | January 2007 to September 2008


  • Leading contracts management support for the offshore facilities scope for the Mega Sakhalin Phase II project (>US$20 Bn total) on location during hook up and commissioning of the project and transition to an operational organization.

  • Total portfolio of some 100 contracts (1/3 > USD 1 Million each, 6 contracts > USD 20 Million each) and all equipment purchase orders.

  • Responsible for transition and/or close out of contracts & procurement from site offices (Croydon, UK & Goeje, S Korea) to Yuzhno (Sakhalin)

  • Submissions for CBC (Capital Budget Control panel including all partners/Gazprom) for contingency release to fund additional work scopes.


Countries worked
  • Netherlands

  • France

  • Germany

  • United Kingdom

  • Russia

  • United States

    • Bakersfield, CA

    • Houston, TX

    • New Orleans, LA

    • Pittsburgh, PA

  • India

  • United Arab Emirates

  • Iraq

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