Executive Vice President, Upstream Joint Ventures
Sami Iskander was appointed Executive Vice President for Shell’s Upstream Joint Ventures business in February 2016.
In this role based in The Hague, Sami is accountable for business performance in 8 upstream countries (Abu Dhabi, Brunei, Denmark, Egypt, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kuwait and Oman) in which joint venture assets represent the core of the business value for Shell.
Sami has extensive global oil and gas expertise. From 2008 and prior to joining Shell in 2016, Sami worked in BG Group where he held the position of Chief Operating Officer since November 2013. In this role, he was responsible for BG Group’s global Upstream operations in addition to being responsible for BG Technical, which incorporated developments, operations, capital projects, well engineering, HSSE, climate change, IT, contracts and procurement, and technology.
Prior to BG Group, Sami held many key leadership roles with Schlumberger, undertaking assignments in Latin America, the USA, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. He is also an independent board member of Pacific Drilling S.A.