Jan de Jager

Jan de Jager

Jan de Jager has a PhD in Geology from the University of Utrecht. He joined Shell in 1979 as exploration geologist, and worked in several locations around the world (Netherlands, Gabon, USA, Australia, Argentina, Malaysia) in technical and management positions. During the last ten years of his career he was responsible for the quality assurance of Shell's exploration prospects in many parts of the world and for upograding and replenishing Shell's global exploration portfolio. During this period has also developed extensive expertise in prospect Risk and Volume assessments, for which he developed and ran a succesful internal training programmes.

Following his retirement from Shell in 2010, Jan de Jager took on a position as part time professor at the University of Amsterdam and he is also working as consultant exploration advisor for various E&P companies.