Jan van der Eijk became Group Chief Technology Officer for Shell in May 2006. His role includes ensuring that Shell’s technology development and implementation supports the company’s business aspirations as well as leading the team of Shell Chief Scientists. Dr. Van der Eijk is trained as a physical organic chemist. In recognition of his scientific contributions, he was awarded the 1991 Gold Medal of The Royal Netherlands Chemical Society.
Jan van der Eijk on technology, CO2, and Earth's changing climate