New York


Hong Kong

“If I’m ever going to be fired it will be because there was a mix up with the Remuneration Committee”.

“You know there is a strong culture when it seeps out of the woodwork…”

Hugh Mitchell discusses the pivotal moments in his career, the growing opportunities for HR to make an impact in international organisations and why Group HR Directors don’t need to be on the main board.

As Chief Human Resources and Corporate Officer for Royal Dutch Shell, Hugh Mitchell has responsibility for Human Resources, Real Estate, Communications, Health, Security, and Aircraft. He is also Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa.