A native of Newcastle-upon-Tyne Roger Ramshaw graduated with an MA degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge and enjoyed a career in the Oil & Gas industry both in the United Kingdom and internationally. He is currently the independent director on the board of Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Limited and a trustee of the Grampian Autistic Society.

Roger Ramshaw

After graduation he first worked with Shell International in the Netherlands, Malaysia and Brunei and then joined Heriot Watt University as a founding member of the Institute of Engineering which was instrumental in establishing their Institute of Petroleum Engineering in 1975.

With the Conoco Group he has experienced all aspects of petroleum exploration, project development and production, working and managing in the UK, USA, Norway, UAE and Venezuela. Latterly he was President of Conoco Venezuela from 1999 to 2002 and then Chairman and Managing Director of ConocoPhillips (UK) Limited until his retirement in 2004. He attended the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduating in 1990 with an MS in Management. 

He is an avid reader, enthusiastic cyclist and hill-walker.

Roger Ramshaw - Register of Interests

All positions, appointments, employment etc (whether remunerated or not) held with any other organisation: 

  • Director - Grampian Autistic Society
  • Director - Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Ltd

Details of any self employed business, consultancy or other activities you are engaged in, whether remunerated or not, or for other reward or gains:

  • None

Details of any contractual or financial/non-financial relationship (including Directorship, Partnership, Consultancy, Board Membership, other Appointments or position of authority or influence, whether paid or unpaid,) with any other company, public authority or service or any other organisation, or any other position you have that would or could enable you to influence the award of a contract or allow financial benefit:

  • None

Details of any ownership of land or property or other holdings within Aberdeen (other than main family home) that may be directly or indirectly affected by any known or prospective estate development plan in the vicinity of the city centre campus or the Garthdee campus:

  • None

Details of any other interests or matters of equivalence to any of the above:

  • None

Details where the interests of any close relative may require to be declared:

  • None


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