Advisory Boards
Joanna Nolte
Shell Oil Company

Joanna Nolte, Manager, Equal Opportunity and US Diversity & Inclusion for Shell Oil Company since February 2010. Her work experience includes 18 years at Shell, and 10 years with other large corporations in Houston – mainly in Human Resources roles. responsible for managing Diversity & Inclusion activities in the US – including the Employee D & I networks, partnering with external organizations to foster D&I and working with all US businesses to ensure conformity under US Equal Opportunity law. The most gratifying part of the job is knowing that my work helps to make Shell a more inclusive culture and improves on our ability to provide Equal Opportunity to all applicants and employees.

Her HR experiences have been varied and include specialty roles such as executive compensation and benefits, policy, talent, as well as generalist HR Manager roles. As Talent Manager for Shell’s US E&P division, she led resourcing efforts for Upstream Americas as part of Transition 2009 – a significant restructuring project. Prior to that I was HR Manager for a high growth unconventional energy start-up venture in the Upstream Business at Shell. And before that, as a HR Manager in Shell’s Trading business, she was responsible for global trader compensation for a significant portion of the business and representing US Crude & Products Trading as well as the US Shipping business.

Before joining Shell, Joanna worked at Pennzoil Products Company, GE Government Services, and Anadarko Petroleum. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado with a BS in Finance.