The Energy Industries Council (EIC) has appnted its new president Chris Haynes OBE FREng.
Chris is a senior oil and gas industry professional with almost 40 years’ experience with the Shell Group and its affiliates around the world.
He has a broad range of experience in oil and gas exploration and production, including in heading up Shell's operations in Syria and delivering the company’s major upstream projects worldwide. He has also worked in LNG and the petrochemical business in both project development and operations.
During his career with Shell, Chris served two secondments: one to Woodside Petroleum’s North West Shelf Venture from 1999-2002 as General Manager, and subsequently to Nigeria LNG, as Managing Director. His work in Nigeria earned him an OBE in 2009 for his services to the British oil and gas industry.