General Manager, Middle East
Joint Ventures, and Aviation
Country Chair – United Arab Emirates
Renu Sharma is responsible for the International Products joint ventures and aviation business in the Middle East. She has 27 years of experience in a variety of roles of increasing responsibilities in Chevron.
Renu joined Texaco in 1996 in Chevron’s Fuel and Marine business and was responsible for all aspects of Chevron’s Fuel Oil business in the Middle East including cargo trading, price risk management and storage agreements. Over the course of her career, she steadily progressed through a series of downstream roles ranging from Marine Fuels, Supply and Trading, and managing the defense fuel and storage requirements globally outside the US. Between 2011 and 2017, Renu was based in Singapore, Chevron’s headquarters for the Downstream & Chemicals business operations in Asia Pacific. While in Singapore, Renu held the roles of Advisor to the President of International Products and General Manager of Special Projects and Joint Venture Board governance.
In her 27-year career with Chevron, Renu has led and participated in several projects of complex nature in the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions, including the listing of Chevron’s non-operated joint venture refinery in Thailand, Star Petroleum Refining Public Company Limited. She has also been sponsoring, participating, and leading employee engagement networks. In 2019, Renu was recognized as the first female country chair in Chevron in the middle east. In 2022, Renu was honored as one of Middle East’s most inspirational women in leadership.
Renu graduated from the University of Mumbai with a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) in 1988. In 2005, she completed her executive education program specializing in Strategic Management from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.