Ronan Cassidy


Chief Human Resources and Corporate Officer
Royal Dutch Shell plc


Ronan Cassidy has become Chief Human Resources and Corporate Officer on January 1, 2016. He has become a member of the Executive Committee. He also holds regional responsibility for Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding Nigeria), Human Resources, Aircraft, External Relations, Health, Real Estate and Security.

After graduating from Worcester College, Oxford University (United Kingdom) with a BA in Modern History, Mr Cassidy joined Shell in Aberdeen in 1988 in Human Resources.

He has held a variety of human resources positions across the Upstream and Downstream Businesses in the UK, China and The Netherlands. He was VP HR for the Global Retail business (2004 to 2008), Executive Vice President Strategy & Regional Coordination (2008), then Executive Vice President HR Downstream (2009-2013) before taking on the role as Executive Vice President Upstream International from September 1, 2013.