Mr. Bernardus Cornelis A. van Beurden is a Chairman at Emirates Foundation, a Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Royal Dutch Shell Plc, a Chief Executive Officer at Royal Dutch Shell Plc (UK) and a Chief Executive Officer at Shell U.K. Ltd. He is on the Board of Directors at Daimler AG and Royal Dutch Shell Plc. Mr. van Beurden was previously employed as a Trustee by Shell Foundation. He also served on the board at European Chemical Industry Council and The International Council of Chemical Associations. He received his graduate degree from Delft University of Technology.