EVP Finance Operations, Royal Dutch Shell

Doug Alexander

Doug joined Royal Dutch Shell’s Finance Operations in mid-2013. He is based in London and is accountable for 7,000 staff worldwide providing financial services to Shell’s global businesses.

Doug joined Shell in 1989 after graduating from St Andrews University, Scotland, and after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Touche Ross & Co.

During his initial time at Shell Doug undertook a broad range of finance roles, gaining business experience across the Downstream and Upstream parts of the business including with Shell International Marine, Shell International Trading, Shell Petroleum Development Syria, Shell International Exploration & Development and Shell Chemicals.

Between 1998 and 2001 Doug worked in Shell Capital as Vice President (VP) Structured Finance and then as VP Consumer Finance, before moving to Shell Consumer as Chief Financial Officer. He became VP Shell Oil Products Latin America in October 2004 before becoming VP Finance for Shell Chemicals in 2006 and VP Finance for Future Fuels in July 2008. He was appointed Downstream Controller in April 2009 before moving to his current role.