Royal Dutch Shell plc

Global Internal Audit Manager (2001-2005)
Business Analyst (2005-2006)

Anglo–Dutch multinational oil and gas company with around 93,000 employees in more than 90 countries. Revenue $306bn.

Remit

Business Analyst in Group Reporting

Member of Group Reporting with unique exposure to Shell Group’s global business (Oil Products, Upstream Exploration & Production, Gas & Power, Chemicals, Renewables and Corporate). Provide input into Group’s quarterly/annual announcement of results and publishing of the annual report. Prepare specific accounting notes to the Group annual report. Develop industry-leading, group-wide accounting policy for carbon emissions. Focal point to the downstream (Oil Products) Business, advising on accounting rules and complex issues which significantly impact on the Group’s results.

Global Internal Audit Manager (Treasury, Trading & Shipping)

Extensive portfolio spread across Europe, Africa, U.S., Middle East and Asia. 60% travel.

Shell Treasury: Delivered fundamental structural change to the Group Treasurer’s accountabilities and organization. Global audit responsibility covering three treasury centres and treasury departments in the UK and overseas. Annual treasury turnover $3,300bn with approximately 100 treasury staff. Report on compliance against Shell Treasury Guidelines and Group Internal Audit standards.

Shell Trading and Shipping: Recruited externally to develop and deliver (from new) global audit committee structure for crude & products trading and shipping activities. Execute audits in the U.S., Singapore and London. Trading audits covered risk methodologies, operational controls & procedures. Shipping audits covered refits & maintenance and quality assurance.

Risk Based Training: Provide training to design, develop and sustain an effective internal control framework.