Vasilis Giagkoulas is an HR analytics analyst in the HR Analytics team in Shell. He holds a Dipl.-Ing. in mechanical engineering and a M.Sc. in econometrics. He started his career in marketing consultancy in the field of budget optimization and moved to the R&D, developing methods for calculating consumers’ sentiment. Having experienced the production environment in Philip Morris Holland, he joined Shell in 2014.
Esther Bongenaar is the manager of the HR Analytics team at Royal Dutch Shell. Esther holds a MSc degree in Operations Research (University of Amsterdam) and a PDEng degree in Mathematics for Industry (Eindhoven University of Technology). She started her career as a Business Consultant for Accenture and joined Shell Group in 2005. In 2014, Esther joined Shell HR to build the HR analytics capability; she recruited a world-class team that delivers predictive analytics on Shell's Human Capital.