Olivier Lazare joined Shell in 1985 in The Netherlands as a Junior Petroleum Engineer, working both onshore and offshore in the United Kingdom, Gabon, Brunei, and Oman.
In 2003—2006 Olivier Lazare led several New Business Development projects for Shell in the Far East, particularly in Australia, where he helped to establish a new heartland for Shell’s LNG business.
In 2006 –2012 Olivier was The Vice President of New Ventures New Business (formerly EPB New Business Development) for the Upstream Americas region of Shell’s Exploration and Production based in Houston, US. Since January 2013 till September 2017 was the Country Chair in Russia.
Effective from 1st September 2017 Olivier Lazare is appointed as Country Chair of Shell Kazakhstan.
Olivier Lazare is a French national and holds PhD in Nuclear Physics. He speaks Russian.
Olivier is married and has two children.