He joined Shell in 1969 and retired in 2007. His career included assignments in Brunei, Gabon, South Africa, the Netherlands, Canada and the UK where he was Chairman of Shell UK Limited between 2002 and 2004. His last position was as President & CEO of Shell Canada Ltd based in Calgary.
Mather was formerly Chairman of the UK Government/Industry CSR Academy, Deputy Chairman of the Windsor Leadership Trust and Chairman of the IMD Business Advisory Council in Switzerland. He held a number of public appointments in the UK including Commissioner for the Equal Opportunities Commission, Chairman of the Petroleum Employer’s Council and Chairman of the Lambeth Education Action Zone.
Mather writes and speaks on leadership, the environment and energy internationally.
Mather is the Chairman of the international Christian charity Tearfund. He is also the Lead Director of Iogen Corporation, a Canadian company speacialising in enzyme technology and a producer of cellulsic ethanol. He is Chairman of the Shell Pensions Trust Ltd and also serves on the Royal Anniversary Trust, the Council of The Garden Tomb (Jerusalem) Association, and the Advisory Board of the Relationships Foundation.
During 2006 Royal Dutch Shell, which owned 78% of the public stock of Shell Canada commenced an $8.7-billion takeover of the 22% of Shell Canada that it didn't own. In March 2007 the shareholders of Shell Canada Ltd. accepted a $45.00 per share cash offer from Royal Dutch Shell Plc . In the year up to the acceptance of this offer shares in Shell Canada increased in value from $28.90 to just under $45 .
People--Royal Dutch/Shell named James Smith as the new chairman of its UK affiliate, Shell UK, starting Aug. 1, replacing Clive Mather, who became president and CEO of Shell Canada in May.(General)(Enrique Davila, Daniel Fernandez)(Brief Article)
Jun 21, 2004; PEOPLE -- Royal Dutch/Shell named James Smith as the new chairman of its UK affiliate, Shell UK, starting Aug. 1, replacing Clive...