David serves as chief executive officer of Marine Well Containment Company and is responsible for the execution of the company’s mission and strategy. David started in the oil and gas industry at Shell 29 years ago and during his career he has accumulated over 12 years of production, 13 years of development, and four years of commercial related experience, mostly in Deepwater. David has constructed oil and gas facilities, coordinated aviation and marine logistics, led inspection and repair services and managed pipeline and production operations. In his roles prior to joining the MWCC, David led strategic planning for Shell’s E&P Americas business and managed development of Shell’s global deepwater discoveries. David is a licensed Professional Engineer, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.