Craig Walker joined Shell Downstream as Global CIO in July 2014. He came to this role following an assignment in Shell Trading and Supply, where he served for 6 years as the global CIO based in Houston, Texas. He is also a member of the RDS IT Executive.
He has nearly 28 years’ experience with Shell, in both the Upstream and Downstream IT functions. During this time, he has had overseas assignments in Colombia, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, the USA and worked in the UK in both London and Aberdeen.
Craig, who graduated in Chemical Engineering and joined Shell in 1981, also spent five years from 1998 with KPMG Consulting, where he managed strategy, large system implementations and process change programmes for major global clients.
Craig now lives in London with his wife and has two daughters (26, 25) and a son (22). His interests are wide and varied; with top of the list being sports, theatre, music, travel, good food and great wine.