Helios Social Enterprise

Russell Gilbert has  over 35 years’ international experience in the energy sector, mainly at Shell, where he held technical, commercial and operational management roles;  his final position was Engineering and Projects Director of Shell Nigeria, managing its £1.5bn /pa project portfolio, with activities ranging from small community infrastructure projects to a £1.4bn gas-gathering development and a 660MW power station.

Russell is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, holds a BSc in Aeronautical Engineering (Bristol University), a PhD in Structural Mechanics (Cambridge University) and an MSc in Renewable Energy Systems Technology (Loughborough University).