About the speaker:

Ben van Beurden
CEO of Royal Dutch Shell

Ben van Beurden, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world’s largest companies, will participate in an exclusive Q&A webinar with the UQ community.

Speaking publicly for one of the first times since Shell decided to lodge an appeal to a court ruling that the company must reduce its CO2 emissions by 45%, Ben van Beurden will share his thoughts on sustainability, the environment and what it takes to lead a multinational oil and gas company transitioning to a low carbon future.

This is a unique opportunity for UQ students, staff and alumni to participate in the webinar and Q&A session, MC’d by fellow business leader Andrew Liveris.

During registration, you will be given the opportunity to submit a question and may be called up to ask it during the event. 


About Liveris Academy Distinguished Speaker Series

Hear from international leaders, CEOs and Pulitzer Prize winners during this exclusive, thought-provoking webinar series.

As the world begins to bounce back from COVID-19, international focus turns to how organisations and governments can balance the need for growth with long-term sustainability. The leaders featured in the 2021 Distinguished Speaker Series will share their views on how we can move towards a fairer, more sustainable world for all.

Introduced by the Academy’s Founding Donor Andrew N. Liveris AO, UQ’s talented Liveris Scholars will interview our esteemed speakers who will share their insights into creating a more sustainable future and what they consider to be the opportunities and priorities for global leadership in the 21st century.

A Zoom link will be sent to registrants prior to the event.



Online via Zoom