Clare Harris

Shell

Executive Vice President Supply Chain, Contracting and Procurement (CSCO)

Clare Harris leads Shell’s global Supply Chain organization as EVP Supply Chain, Contracting and Procurement (Chief Supply Chain Officer). Her organization spans 30 countries and is accountable for working with all of Shell’s contractors and suppliers to deliver the non-hydrocarbon goods, services, marine, air and road logistics needed by Shell’s diverse global businesses and assets. Prior to taking her current role in August 2021, Clare served on Shell’s Integrated Gas and Renewable Energy Solutions leadership team, most recently in the role of EVP Integrated Gas Ventures Development, responsible for leading Shell's global Integrated Gas growth portfolio following the acquisition of BG in 2016 including Canada, the US, Oman, East Africa and Indonesia. Prior to 2016, Clare led Shell’s LNG and gas ventures in the eastern hemisphere, served as Managing Director of Shell’s GTL business in Malaysia and held a range of commercial, strategy, sustainability, general management and board roles in Shell’s businesses and joint ventures in Europe, Nigeria, Qatar, India and Southeast Asia as well as serving in the UK Foreign Office in Libya. Clare is passionate about Sustainability and Technology, a champion of Inclusion and Diversity, and an active mentor and coach. She holds a degree in Earth Sciences from Oxford University and is married with a young daughter.

Sessions With Clare Harris

Tuesday, 7 March

  • 11:55am - 12:45pm (CST) / 07/mar/2023 05:55 pm - 07/mar/2023 06:45 pm

    Supply Chain Disruption in an Era of Inflation

    Capital and operating costs have experienced high inflation over the past year, not only in upstream oil and gas developments but also for a variety of energy transition technologies as well. Supplier priorities shifted as they adapted to a low-demand environment, and with the sudden rush of orders operators are facing unexpectedly high costs and long lead times, both of which have had a severe impact on the economic viability of their projects. How are procurement strategies changing? How will supply chains need to adapt? What strategies may operators take to mitigate risk and reduce costs?