Joanna (Jo) Cochrane is currently the Vice President for Social Performance at Shell. Jo graduated from University of East Anglia (UK) with a degree in Environmental Sciences and in 1989 gained an MSC in Environment and Energy Policy from Imperial College London. Prior to joining Shell in 2001, Jo travelled the world working as a consultant on international development and major infrastructure projects.
Within Shell Jo has held various positions as the Global Discipline Lead for Sustainable Development in Shell Global Solutions working on major projects, Gas and Power within New Business development for Africa, Group Sensitive Areas Manager, HSSE & SP Manager for Upstream International (UI) Unconventionals combined with UI Discipline Lead for Environment and Social Performance.
After thirteen years living in The Hague, The Netherlands, in 2014 Jo moved back to her home in east London with her sons, and continues to travel the world from there.