Speaker Chapter 3
4-5 May 2023, A Coruña, Spain
Lorna Ortiz-SotoGlobal Head of Technology, Shell Oil

Lorna Ortiz-Soto coordinates Shell’s Hunter’s Networks across the globe to identify, discover and develop new ideas that can be applied across Shell in order to meet and benefit society’s current and future energy needs. Shell’s GameChanger program invests in novel, early stage ideas to bring them to proof of concept and if successful, work towards further development and commercial deployment. Ortiz-Soto previously worked in biofuels process development for Shell. She is President of Curando el Autismo CEA, a nonprofit organization that dedicates efforts in bringing information to Hispanic families about successful autism or neuroimmune dysfunction syndrome treatments in Spanish. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina-Columbia and a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico.