The Energy Industries Council (EIC), a trade association for UK companies that supply goods and services to the energy industries worldwide, has announced the appointment of its new president Chris Haynes.
Haynes 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, Haynes 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.
Since retiring in 2011, Haynes has worked as an independent consultant in the oil and gas and minerals industries and is a non-executive director of WorleyParsons and Woodside Petroleum, also serving on the health, safety and environment committee of the boards of these companies.
Haynes will be making his first appearance with the EIC at the Aramco Supplier Initiative Export Showcase on 6 October, 2015 before his inauguration at the EIC National Dinner on 15 October, 2015.
Image from EIC.