Sheena Ganesh

Global Controller – Shell Business Operations, Country Controller – UAE, KSA.

Sheena is the Global Controller for Shell Business Operations. Her current portfolio also includes Country Controllership of UAE and Saudi covering both Upstream and Downstream businesses of Shell and multiple operated and non-operated Joint Ventures.

Sheena has over 20 years of experience in the Finance profession. Majority of her career has been with Shell handling various complicated projects with country finance set up in the most rudimentary infrastructure and conditions.

A certified IFRS Subject Matter Expert, she has published multiple Accounting papers internally in Shell. During the course of her career, she has won global accolades for Continuous Improvement, Financial Modelling, Treasury and Control Framework  set up, and Operational Excellence. She is recognized for championing the cause of cost reduction within Shell with effective Bottom-line Impact, and set the standard for replication across other businesses in the industry and beyond.

Additionally, she has held various leadership roles in Shell including Diversity and Inclusiveness lead, Cultural Committee lead, Shell Women’s Network – UAE and Iraq. Externally, Sheena is an active member of the Women in Finance network and Pearl Initiative’s Accounting for Sustainability group. With her keen interest in people and the development of talent, she conducts various coaching sessions and leads mentoring circles.