Paul de Leeuw
Professor Paul de Leeuw, Director Oil & Gas Institute, Robert Gordon University
Paul has worked for over 30 years in the oil and gas industry and has worked for a number of companies, including Shell, Marathon Oil, Amoco, BP, Venture Production and Centrica Energy. His broad business and deep commercial background include senior leadership roles in strategy, commercial, business development, planning and supply chain.
Before joining Robert Gordon University in July 2014, Paul was the Strategy and Commercial Director for Centrica Energy’s upstream business. He is currently the Director of the Oil and Gas Institute at Robert Gordon University, Chairman of the Oil and Gas Innovation Centre, Chairman of PlanSea Solutions Ltd, Board member of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre and a member of the ONE Oil and Gas Board. Paul is also a regular commentator on developments in the oil and gas industry.
Paul holds a Master degree (Mechanical Engineering) from the University of Twente (Netherlands) and a MBA from the City University/CASS Business School (UK).