JEROEN VAN DER VEER is the former CEO of Royal Dutch Shell until 2009 and remains on the Board of Directors. He joined Shell in 1971, and served as Managing Director of Shell Nederland, as President of Chief Executive of Shell Chemical Company in the US, and as Group Managing Director. In all these functions he has led Shell through major changes. Mr. van der Veer has served on many advisory boards, including Madeleine Albright’s expert group who advised the development of the new NATO strategic concept of 2010.
Joroen van der Veer was interviewed for the chapter Postscript on the Future of Energy in Breakthrough: From Innovation to Impact.