Simon Henry has been Chief Financial Officer and a member of the board of Royal Dutch Shell since 2009, responsible for strategy, planning and information technology, as well as the company’s financial activities. He is also Regional Executive Director for Asia Pacific with specific oversight of new business development in China. He is a member of the main committee of the 100 Group of UK FTSE CFOs, Chair of the European Round Table of Industrialists’ CFO Taskforce and a member of the advisory board of the Centre for European Reform, a UK based think-tank. Over 26 years with Shell, Simon has worked in a wide cross-section of the group’s businesses, including Controller of the upstream business in Egypt, Oil Products shareholder finance adviser for Asia Pacific and Finance Director for the Mekong Cluster. He joined Shell after graduating in Mathematics from Cambridge University.