The Alaska World Affairs Council Presents

The Northrim Bank Oil and Gas Series


Marta Jara
President and Director General for Shell Companies in Mexico

“Global LNG – A Shell View”

Friday, 9th December, 2011 – Hilton Hotel
Doors open at 11:30 a.m. – Program begins at 12:00 p.m.
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Lunch Program $25 for Members – $30 for Non-Members – $15 for Coffee and Dessert

She holds an executive position on the board of the British Chamber of Commerce,chairing its Energy and Environmental sector group; and, is the Chair of theMexico-Dutch Business Committee of COMCE (Consejo Mexicano de ComercioExterior). She has served on the editorial board for energy matters of the nationalnewspaper Reforma over the las

Marta Jara is a Chemical Engineer and graduated from the University of BuenosAires (Argentina). She also holds a Masters degree in Strategic FinancialManagement from Kingston University (UK).

She started her career with Shell in 1991 and has held different managementpositions in oil products manufacturing and in natural gas projects in Latin America,as well as advisory roles in the corporate offices in London.

In Mexico, she participated in the development of the first LNG regasification terminalbuilt in Mexico at the port of Altamira, Tamaulipas as well as the development of theEnergia Costa Azul LNG regasification terminal in Ensenada.

Marta Jara is married with two children.