Joep van Beurden

Joep van Beurden
  • Chief Executive Officer, CSR, United Kingdom

Master's in Applied Physics, Twente University of Technology, Enschede, Netherlands. Over 15 years of experience in managing technology companies in the US and Europe. Worked as a crude oil trader, Royal Dutch Shell; lectured in Physics and Electronics, University of Zambia; five years with McKinsey & Company; held senior positions at Canesta, a fables semiconductor company and Philips Components, both based in Sunnyvale, California; at Philips, part of the executive team that established a successful consumer electronics joint venture with LGE; three years as Chief Executive, NexWave, a provider of embedded software solutions for the consumer electronics market, based in France; Nov. 2007, appointed as Chief Executive Officer, CSR. Dec. 2011, appointed as Chairman, Global Semiconductor Alliance.