Stuart Goodman, SDB Managing Director

Stuart Goodman is the Shell Senior Shareholder Representative Brunei and Managing Director Shell Deepwater Borneo, based in Bandar Seri Begawan. He serves as a director on the Boards of Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP), Brunei LNG (BLNG), Brunei Shell Marketing (BSM) and Shell Deepwater Borneo Limited (SDB). Stuart has 30 years of oil and gas experience across diverse business and leadership roles including commercial, operations, project management, finance and business strategy.

Prior to his role as Senior Shareholder Representative, Stuart was Senior Business Development Manager for Shell Upstream International based in The Hague, Netherlands, responsible for leading new business opportunities, including oil and gas upstream, LNG and midstream growth and portfolio opportunities on behalf of the Royal Dutch Shell Group. He has new business development experience in the Commonwealth of Independent States, Sub-Sahara Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America.

Stuart has also served as the Vice President Finance & Strategic Planning for Shell Southern Cone Gas & Power based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In this capacity, he was responsible for all financial aspects and governance of the asset portfolio spanning Brazil, Bolivia and Argentina, serving as director on various independent boards, supervisor coordination committees and shareholder committees. He has also held positions in corporate planning, operations and technical management roles in the United States of America.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering with honours and Master of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering as well a Masters in Business Administration from The University of Texas, USA with highest distinction.

Stuart has been married 30 years to his wife, Karen. He and Karen have two children, Stephen and Michelle. Stephen graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering while his sister, Michelle, graduated in May 2013 also with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Stuart enjoys hiking, scuba diving, sailing, hiking, cycling, tennis and travel.

Hesham Hendy, SDB Exploration Manager

Hesham Hendy, SDB Exploration Manager

Hesham Hendy joined Shell Deepwater Borneo as the Exploration Brunei General Manager on 1st September 2015. He is the governance focal point and representative for Shell Deepwater’s exploration matters across its various ventures in Brunei.

Hesham is a Shell veteran from Egypt with over 26 years of multi-disciplinary experience. He was previously the Greenland Exploration and Venture Manager and has worked in various locations including Egypt, Malaysia, Norway, Faroe Islands, Netherlands, Denmark and London before moving to Brunei.

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