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Robert Brandenburg

Head Global Market Risk, Crude | Head Enterprise Risk & Analytics Trading & Supply

Robert Brandenburg is Head of Global Market Risk for Crude and Head of Global Enterprise Risk & Analytics for Shell Trading.  Prior to Shell he has held General Manager and Vice President roles at several Fortune 100 companies where he has been responsible for global credit, trading controls, risk management advisory, quantitative risk analysis, regulatory compliance, and enterprise risk management functions.  His experience includes working with wholesale and retail companies that participate in physical and financial markets in refined products, crude, coal, natural gas, power, propane, and transportation logistics. 

In addition to his corporate responsibilities, Rob served on the Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee of the

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the MF Global European Creditor’s Committee, as well as conducted extensive advocacy work with the European Union in Brussels, the U.S. Commodities Future Trading Commission, and the United States Government.

Prior to his energy career, Rob taught high school mathematics and coached club and high school soccer, field hockey, and basketball.  He lives in Houston and enjoys all things outdoors related particularly camping, backpacking, and sailing.

Rob holds a Masters’ Degree in Mathematics from the University of Oklahoma and a Bachelors’ Degree in Electrical Engineering from Duke University.  He also completed additional graduate level coursework in Quantitative Finance at the Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma.