Donny Ching was appointed Legal Director of Royal Dutch Shell plc in 2014 and oversees a global legal and compliance team of just over 1000 staff. He joined Shell in Australia in 1988 and worked for Shell companies in Hong Kong, London and Singapore before moving to The Hague in 2011 to become the General Counsel of Shell’s Project & Technology business.
Donny has been a member of the Executive Committee of the GC100 and is currently a member of the board of the Association of Corporate Counsel and the European General Counsel Association. In addition, he is a member of the Client Advisory Council of Lex Mundi. His passion for D&I is reflected in his membership of the Advisory Board of the Transforming Women’s Leadership in the Law programme sponsored by Thomson Reuters and as one of the founding sponsors of the GC4D&I initiative.
Donny is married and has two daughters who are both at university in the UK. As a family, they enjoy travelling, skiing and eating good food.