Jeannie Gardner

Jeannie Gardner
Past President
Pricing Lead, Shell Downstream, Inc.

Jeannie Gardner has over 20 years of experience working in the oil and gas industry.  She is currently a Global Process Lead in Shell’s Trading & Supply Business Excellence group where she helps to increase profitability and optimize performance through enhancing business processes, implementing best practices and strategic planning.

With a Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University, Jeannie began her career as a process engineer at UOP, where she travelled around the world starting up UOP licensed process units.  Leaving UOP, Jeannie joined one of the countries Big 5 consulting companies, Accenture.  As a Manager in Accenture’s Energy practice Jeannie led global supply chain and strategic sourcing projects for metals, mining, energy, and chemicals industries.

Jeannie likes to stay active in the community.  She is currently an Executive member of Women’s Energy Network and serves on the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) Advisory Board.  She has served as President of the Houston Chapter of Women’s Energy Network, on the Board of Directors of BBBS Houston, President of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Houston Area Section, and President of the Houston section of National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers. At Shell, she currently serves as Leadership Engagement Advisor of the Shell Black Networking Group (SBNG) and participant in WAVE (Women Adding Value Everywhere).  She is past President of SBNG.

Jeannie is a native of North Carolina and according to her has a husband and a dog, whose name is Babette, but she calls “Doggie”.  She loves to travel and has been to 6 of the 7 continents.  She keeps a bucket list of all the special places she wants to visit around the world.

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