David Lawrence (Shell)
Houston, TX, United Kingdom
For over 30 years, David Lawrence has held high-level positions in the oil and gas exploration industry. Initially, Lawrence served as a consulting geologist before accepting his first role with Shell Development Company. Starting as a research geologist, he remained with Royal Dutch Shell for the majority of his career and functioned as an executive vice president for the parent company and its affiliates while based in the United States, England, and the Netherlands. Before retiring from the energy giant, David Lawrence performed as executive vice president of exploration and commercial for Shell Upstream Americas in Houston and as functional head of global exploration for Shell worldwide.