Vice President, External Affairs, Upstream Americas, Shell Oil Company (Festival Underwriter)
Niel Golightly is vice president of external affairs for Shell Oil Company’s Upstream Americas business. His responsibilities include oversight of corporate communications, stakeholder engagement, and issues management for Shell in North and South America. Golightly joined Shell in 2006 after a twelve-year career at Ford Motor Co., where his positions included director of sustainable business strategies, vice president of public affairs for Ford of Europe, and director of the chairman’s office. Previously, Golightly served 13 years on active duty with the US Navy.