Mark Moody-Stuart

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Sir Mark Moody-Stuart (born 15 September 1940, Antigua) was appointed non-executive chairman of Anglo American PLC[1] in 2001, serving until 2009. He has been Chairman of Hermes Equity Ownership Services since 2009.[2][3]

He is an ex-chairman of Royal Dutch Shell and a director of HSBC Holdings and of Accenture. He is a Chairman, Foundation for the Global Compact[4] and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) until December 2007. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Saudi Aramco. He was knighted in 2000 (KCMG).

Moody-Stuart became a Managing Director of The "Shell" Transport and Trading Company, p.l.c. in 1991 and was Chairman of Royal Dutch/Shell from 1998-2001. He was succeeded by Sir Philip Watts.

In February 2008, he hit the headlines with a call for a ban on "gas-guzzlers".[5]

Family and education

He was educated at Shrewsbury School and at St. John's College, Cambridge, where he obtained a Ph.D. on a thesis on the Devonian sediments of Spitsbergen. He became a Fellow of this College in 2001.[6]

In 1964, he married Judy McLeavy. They have three sons and a daughter.[6]

Career with Shell

  • 1966 Joined Shell
  • Geologist in Spain, Oman and Brunei
  • 1972 Chief Geologist in Australia
  • 1976 Leader of North Sea exploration teams, Shell UK Expro
  • 1976 Manager, Western Division Shell Petroleum Development Company, Nigeria.
  • 1979 General Manager, Turkey
  • 1982 Chairman and Chief Executive, Malaysia
  • 1990 Exploration and Production Co-ordinator
  • 1991 Group Managing Director
  • 1998 Chairman of the Committee of Managing Directors of the Royal Dutch/Shell Group [7]
  • 2001 Gave up Chair of Shell but remained on the Board[6]
  • 2005 Retired from Shell[6]


  • Responsible Leadership: Lessons From the Front Line of Sustainability and Ethics, Greenleaf Publishing, 2014. ISBN 9781906093969


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