Wade Clerkin


Director of 3rd Party Contracts

Wade has worked for Shell 20 years and is currently in charge of 3rd Party Contracts for Shell’s Lubricants business across the Americas. This includes raw material contracts, contract manufacturing, and transportation and warehouse logistics contracts with 100’s of suppliers making up the various categories. Wade joined Shell as a Project Engineer working on projects in the Gulf of Mexico, and has held various leadership roles across several Shell businesses in supply chain, engineering, and commercial skillsets.

Wade holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Colorado School of Mines, and an MBA from The University of Texas. He and his wife, who also works for Shell, live in Houston, TX and have two young children.