Shell Lubricants Technology Manager for Innovation
Mainwaring is a mechanical engineer who, prior to joining Shell in 1988, worked in the heavy engine and nuclear industries focusing on engine development and computational fluid dynamics. He is Shell Lubricants Technology Manager for Innovation, a role that neatly combines elements of his earlier roles in Shell, which included engine and lubricant research and chairmanship of industry groups linked to test and specification development.
Vice President, Global Commercial Technology
Hepher was appointed Vice President, Global Commercial Technology in February 2016. In this he is responsible for leading a global team of scientists and engineers, developing and delivering a broad range of technology programmes including innovation, R&D and technical services that support Shell’s Downstream Global Commercial business. In his previous role, he was responsible for the global marketing of B2C lubricants.
Shell Lubricants Innovation Project Leader
An experienced mechanical engineer with a unique background in manufacturing, component design and prototyping, instrumentation, delivery and design of gasoline, diesel and lubricant development test methods. A champion of innovation with an ability to visualise solutions from a blank page, he joined Shell in 1997 as an instrumentation engineer, is now project leader in lubricants innovation with a focus on co-engineering and proof of concept demonstration.