Thomas Cole


Production Unit Manager – GSP/CBH

Shell U.K.

Tom joined Shell following their acquisition of BG Group in 2016.  Prior to taking up his current role as the Production Unit Manager for Shell’s Greater Solepit offshore cluster in November 2016, Tom was a core member of the team planning for, then executing, the post-merger integration of BG into Shell as part of the central joint Programme Management Office.    

Tom has a background in upstream oil and gas production operations and, since joining BG Group in 2006, has worked in frontline roles in Tunisia, the UK SNS, Kazakhstan, Egypt and Australia, with a particular focus on gas plant start-ups, early operations and production optimisation activities. 

Tom graduated with a first in Engineering Sciences from the University of Oxford and is chartered with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.  Away from work, Tom is an enthusiastic cricketer and is enjoying getting to know the Norfolk Broads and coastline with his wife and young children.