Russell Caplan

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed 14 September 2010


Mr. Caplan has extensive international experience in the oil and gas industry. In a 42 year career with Shell, he held senior roles in the upstream and downstream operations and corporate functions in Australia and overseas. From 1997 to 2006 he had senior international postings in the UK, Europe and the USA. From 2006 to July 2010 he was Chairman of the Shell Group of Companies in Australia. Mr. Caplan is Chairman of the Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust and Chairman and non-executive Director of Horizon Roads Pty Ltd. He is a former Non-Executive Director of Woodside Petroleum Limited and a former Chairman of the Australian Institute of Petroleum and Orica Limited.