General Manager, Shipping and Maritime Americas
Shell Trading & Supply
Karrie leads a community of maritime and commercial professionals that provide operational and technical maritime solutions across Shellâ€™s businesses in North and South America. Her organization is responsible for a wide range of activities including chartering of ships and barges, providing operational support in terminals and refineries, emergency response services and operational and behavioral safety. Karrie and her team also develop new business opportunities and help design new floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) units.
Karrie began her career as a Surface Warfare Officer in the US Navy, and following her naval service she joined Avondale Shipyard in New Orleans, beginning a career in ship design and construction and ultimately had responsibility for running a shipyard that built Destroyers for the US Navy. She joined Shell in 2012, and prior to her current role was General Manager of Shellâ€™s Shipping & Maritime Technology and Innovation group.