Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Peter Seifried. Photo: Shell

Dr. Peter Seifried

Born 14/09/ 1949 in Baden-Baden, Germany
Married, 2 grown up children

1968 – 1974 Studied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at University of Karlsruhe, Germany, and at Institut National des Sciences Appliquées in Lyon, France
1974 – 1979 Research Fellow at Engler-Bunte-Institute for Oil, Gas and Coal Sciences at Karlsruhe University, PhD in Chemical Engineering in 1978
1978 Doctorate in chemical engineering to Dr. Ing.
1979 – 1981 Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Research Engineer in Chemical Process Development
1981 – 1989 Union Rheinische Braunkohlen Kraftstoff AG, Wesseling, various managerial positions in R&D, planning and operations
1989 – 1993 DEA Mineraloel AG, Hamburg, head of production in the lubricant refinery Grasbrook
1993 – 1997 DEA Mineraloel AG, Refinery Director Grasbrook
1997 – 1998 DEA Mineraloel AG, Director heading the DEA lubricant business in charge or R&D, production, marketing &sales
1998 – 2000 DEA Mineraloel AG, Director Refining (2 wholly owned refineries and 2 JV refineries) and group R&D
2000 – 2001 DEA Mineraloel AG, Director in charge of refining, group R&D, product supply and logistic, crude supply, and sales of petrochemicals
2002 Shell DEA Oil GmbH, Hamburg, managing director
2003 – 2008 Shell International Petroleum Company, London, General Manager Portfolio
2009 – 2013 Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH, Hamburg, Chairman of the Management Board
2012 President of the German Lubricant Industry Association
  Many years background as non-executive director in various businesses, joint ventures and associations