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Ethics & Compliance Officers at Royal Dutch Shell

Charles Hornsby, Ethics and Compliance Officer, Shell Downstream, London, United Kingdom

I’ve spent 25 years in IT, of which 20 years has been in Shell, with roles which have spanned multiple businesses, countries and technical areas.

On 15 July 2011, I became Ethics and Compliance Officer for the Shell Downstream business, based in London. This is a move away from a predominately IT role into one closer to the core business for Shell, responsible for advising the global DS business on ethical issues and for monitoring and reporting (without fear or favour…) the state of compliance to our ethical values and code of conduct.

During 2008-11, I was head of Infrastructure Information Risk Management, based in Kuala Lumpur, responsible for the security and regulatory compliance of 160,000 desktops, 15,000 servers and our global networks, delivered via three large outsourcing contracts. During that time, I built and maintained relationships with our providers (HP, AT&T and T-Systems) during a period of change and challenge. ‘Manager of managers’, responsible for 40-60 staff (including contractors) and USD 20 million p.a. budget. Demonstrated compliance to Shell standards, defined and managed risks while delivering our commercial goals. Built a world class metrics and reporting programme. Designed and delivered a $12m+ security remediation programme for issues in our (ageing) IT infrastructure.

Also accountable for regulatory compliance for IT infrastructure, data privacy, export controls and Sarbanes-Oxley. Since 2009, I have had the opportunity to lead two large security investigations.

From 2005-8, I was Deputy-Director for Information Security for Shell in its CIO Office in Den Haag. Until 2005, I was Chief Technology Officer for Shell Trading.

In parallel, I have contnued to work on Kenya, including writing “Multi-Party Politics in Kenya” in 1997 with David Throup (James Currey publishers) and “Kenya: A History since Independence” (IB Tauris, December 2011).

•Extensive Information Security experience and skills •Operating in a multinational/global organisation
•Oil and gas business
•Managing large outsourced providers
•Technology and architecture
•Programme design and delivery
•Metrics and monitoring
•Incidents and investigations
•Team leadership and management
•SOx and regulatory experience
•Flexible/able to operate in multiple countries. •Personal integrity
•Committed to continuous improvement

Daniel Elustondo, Ethics & Compliance Professional, Shell Oil Co. Houston, Texas Area

 Current: Ethics & Compliance Manager, Upstream Americas at Shell Oil Company

Previous: Shell Exploration & Production Company,Shell Oil Company



Ethics & Compliance Manager, Upstream Americas

Shell Oil Company
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; RDS; Oil & Energy industry
January 2010–Present (2 years 9 months) Houston, TX
EPW Ethics & Compliance Coordinator
Shell Exploration & Production Company
September 2007– December 2009 (2 years 4 months)

Financial Analyst
Shell Oil Company
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; RDS; Oil & Energy industry
2000– 2007 (7 years)

Budgeting and reporting for various pipelines, joint ventures, corporate, aviation, and Shell Oil Co Foundation

Robert Willemsen, Ethics & Compliance Manager at Shell International BV,  The Hague Area, Netherland.


Ethics & Compliance Manager Upstream International

Shell International BV

July 2011–Present( 1 year 3 months) The Hague Area,Netherlands

Responsible for delivering Ethics & Compliance programmes in the business, with focus on Anti Bribery & Corruption, Trade Controls, Anti Money Laundering, Data Privacy and Asset Protection. Working knowledge of Anti Trust compliance.
Familiar with Integrity Due Diligence and third party risk.

Exec Board member

HOC-Gazellen Combinatie HGC

Nonprofit; 1-10 employees; Sports industry

February2008–Present(4years8months) TheHagueArea,Netherlands

Dutch premier league field hockey club. Responsible for Accommodation: facilities, infrastructure & catering

Supplier Manager

Shell International Exploration & Production BV

September 2006– July 2011 (4 years 11 months)

Manage global relationship with strategic suppliers in the EP industry with a collective annual spend in excess of $2.5 billion

C&P manager production, engineering & maintenance

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria

February 2003– August 2006 (3 years 7 months)

Manage all aspects of the contracting and procurement process for production, maintenance and engineering activities within Nigeria

Group Internal Auditor EP & GP

Shell International BV

May 2000– January 2003 (2 years 9 months)

group internal auditor covering all global EP & GP activities, processes and assets. Risk based controls assurance reviews

Portfolio Divestment Manager

Shell E&P Namibia BV

January 1999– April 2000 (1 year 4 months)

Responsible for delivering (partial) divestment in an upstream asset offshore Namibia

Exec Board member

Windhoek International School, Namibia

August 1998– July 1999 (1 year)


Senior Well Operations Engineer

Shell E&P Namibia BV

September 1997– December 1998 (1 year 4 months)

Responsible for all operational aspects of drilling exploration and apprasial wells offshore Namibia. setting up a new venture in a remote location

senior contracts engineer

Petroleum Development Oman

Privately Held; 5001-10,000 employees; Oil & Energy industry

September 1995– August 1997 (2 years)

Contract engineer responsible for C&P processes for well related services & goods procurement. strategy development, tenderring and contract management major service contracts

Planning & economics engineer

Petroleum Development Oman

Privately Held; 5001-10,000 employees; Oil & Energy industry

August 1993– September 1995 (2 years 2 months)

Planning and ecomical analysis operational activities

WSPE, Operations engineer, drilling supv

Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij bv

December 1988– July 1993 (4 years 8 months)

Wellsite Petroleum Engineer, Operations Engineer and drilling supervisor on-and offshore Netherlands

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