Jessica R. Uhl

Director Since: July 2021

GS Committees: Audit, Governance and Risk
Other Current U.S.-listed Public Company Directorships: Royal Dutch Shell plc
Other U.S.-listed Public Company Directorships within past 5 years: None

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Financial management and the review and preparation of financial statements:  Leverages global finance experience, including in current role as CFO of Royal Dutch Shell plc, where she has driven measures to support the long-term health of the company, such as overseeing the delivery of industry-leading cash flow, supporting strategic plans related to Shell’s business and managing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Complex risk management:  Valuable perspective on the management of complex financial and non-financial risks, including climate risk management
  • Leadership, operations and sustainability:  Experience across finance leadership positions at Shell in the U.S. and Europe, including achievement of key business objectives ranging from costsaving initiatives related to complex operations to M&A. She has also been a leading advocate for transparency in the energy industry, including with respect to climate change, and during her tenure Shell has continued to expand its disclosures and climate commitments

Career Highlights

  • Royal Dutch Shell plc, an international energy company
    • Chief Financial Officer (March 2017 – Present)
    • Executive Vice President, Finance, Integrated Gas (2016 – March 2017)
    • Executive Vice President, Finance, Upstream Americas (2014 – 2015)
    • Vice President, Finance, Unconventionals (2013 – 2014)
    • Vice President, Controller, Upstream and Projects and Technology (2010 – 2012)
    • Vice President, Finance, Shell Lubricants (2009 – 2010)
    • Head of External Reporting (2007 – 2009)
    • Vice President, Business Development, Shell Renewables, Hydrogen & CO2 (2005 – 2006)
    • Finance Manager, Shell Solar (2004 – 2005)

Other Professional Experience and Community Involvement

  • Member, Finance and Tax Working Group (CFO Task Force), European Roundtable for Industry
  • Member, Main Committee, The 100 Group
  • Member, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), CFO Network

Education

  • Graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and INSEAD