Ahmet Erdem

Country Chair Shell Turkey

Ahmet Erdem graduated from Istanbul Technical University as a Civil Engineer and also studied
Engineering Management at Istanbul University.
Erdem joined Shell in 1990. He worked in top executive roles in Turkey, Middle East and Europe.
After serving as the Investment Manager of Greece and Turkey and as the Retail Sales Manager in
Turkey; in 2006, he performed a major role in the formation of the Shell & Turcas joint venture
where he is still the Chairman of the Board. After his duties as Retail General Manager and Executive
Committee Member during the integration of the Joint Venture, he served as the Country Chair Shell
Kenya and as the Chairman of Shell Kenya that is the operational center of Shell in East Africa.
In addition to his role as the Country Chair Shell Turkey Erdem also serves as the Chairman of Shell &
Turcas and as an Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Sabancı Holding.
Mr. Erdem served as Chairman of the International Investors Association (YASED) for two terms. He
serves as the Petroleum and Petroleum Products Industry Council President at the Union of
Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB); as the Vice Chairman at Oil Industry
Association (PETDER); as a Board Member at the Sustainable Development Association (WBCSD
Turkey), at the United Nations Global Compact Turkey and at the Energy Efficiency Association
(ENVER) and as an Advisory Board Member at British Chamber of Commerce.