Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Susan Shannon, Vice President Government Relations, International Organizations and Policy, Shell, presenting a webinar titled Powering Progress on Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 9:00am – 10:00am (MT).
Powering Progress sets out Shell’s strategy to accelerate the transition of its business to net-zero emissions. It is a strategy designed to create value for shareholders, customers and wider society. In this session Susan will explain what Powering Progress is, covering all four goals of the strategy; Achieving Net Zero, Generating Shareholder Value, Powering Lives and Respecting Nature.
Susan Shannon is currently Shell’s Govt Relations Vice President for International Organisations & Policy. In this role, Susan is responsible for maintaining relationships with International Organisations, including International Finance Organisations and multilateral organisations (including UN, OECD, G20 and European Union). Susan her team leads Shell’s Policy and Advocacy coordination on issues ranging from Climate Change to Finance.
Prior to this Susan held a number of senior roles in Government Relations and Communications in Shell and has worked in a number of countries across Europe, Russia and the Former Soviet Union. Susan has a BA in History & Politics from Trinity College Dublin and an MSc in Russian & Post Soviet Studies from the London School of Economics.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and kickboxing. Susan is on the Board of Women for Election, an Irish non-profit organization whose vision is of an Ireland with balanced participation of women and men in political life.