Anna Mascolo is Executive Vice President, Emerging Energy Solutions at Shell. This newly created role in Shell’s Integrated Gas & Renewable & Energy Solutions directorate brings together Shell’s Hydrogen, Carbon Capture & Storage, Nature-Based Solutions and Ventures businesses, all of which play a critical role in Shell’s transition to a net-zero emissions energy business.
In this role, Anna and her team are focused on the actions required to build these solutions at scale in the coming decade. Before starting this role on 1 May 2022, Anna was Senior Vice President for Acquisition, Divestments and New Business Development in Shell’s Downstream business, a role in which she led the restructure of Shell’s Downstream portfolio to enable Downstream to effectively deliver on Shell’s Powering Progress strategy and Energy Transition net zero targets.
A physicist by background, Anna brings over 20 years of leadership experience in Shell working in customer-facing and supply roles across Chemicals, Fuels and Gas Products.
She began her Shell career in 2004 in Europe’s Integrated Gas business, bringing external experience of trading, origination and deal structuring from roles in BG, Enron, TXU, and BHP Billiton. During her time in Integrated Gas, she held several commercial roles consolidating and expanding Shell’s gas business across Europe. Following an assignment in Base Oils where Anna led the European lubricants business through portfolio simplification and asset divestments, she moved to Trading & Supply as General Manager, Value Chain Optimisation, contributing significantly to the successful integration of the Trading and Supply & Distribution organisations.
Anna joined the Chemicals organisation in 2015 in Singapore, initially as General Manager, Base Chemicals and then General Manager, Intermediates for Asia. In both roles Anna strengthened collaboration and ways of creating significant value for the Shell Group and its customers.In 2019, Anna joined Global Commercial as President of Global Aviation where she launched Aviation’s sustainable fuels offering, positioning Shell as a clear sectoral leader in decarbonisation. Anna’s belief is that trust-based relationships are central to success in any endeavour. She is a versatile and dynamic leader with an international perspective and the ability to flex styles in different business environments. She thrives in meaningful roles where she can drive change, turn challenges into opportunities and develop high performing teams.
Anna is based in London with her husband and their two children
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