Quentin D'Silva

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Quentin D’Silva
Alma materUniversity of Karachi
OccupationBusiness executive
EmployerTarmac Middle East
Known forChairman & Chief Executive, Shell Pakistan Limited
Board member ofShell Pakistan Limited
Pakistan Refinery Limited
Layton Rahmatulla Benevolent Trust
Al Dhahira Tarmac SAOC

Quentin D’Silva is a Pakistani Christian business executive.


D'Silva was born in Karachi, Pakistan and studied at St Patrick's High School, Karachi.[citation needed] He gained a MBA from the University of Karachi.[citation needed]

After graduating he worked in marketing and sales with Reckitt Benckiser and Gillette.[1] In 1997 he joined Shell Pakistan Limited.[2] He later spent part of his career with Shell in the Middle East, managing a number of geographic areas and across several business lines, including Shell joint ventures.[1] By 24 February 2000 he had risen to Commercial Manager of Shell.[3]

D'Silva had reached the position of Chief Executive Officer of Shell Middle East and central Asia by 2005. That year he travelled to Dhaka, Bangladesh for the launching of a Ranks Petroleum Ltd and Shell Middle East joint venture.[2]

In May 2006 he was elected to the Board of Shell Pakistan Limited and also appointed Chairman & Chief Executive, a position he held till August 2006.[4]

In 2006 he was also a trustee of the Layton Rahmatulla Benevolent Trust.[5]

He joined the board of PRL in 2006 and resigned in 2007.[6]

He joined Tarmac Middle East in March 2009 as Regional Director. In 2011 he was also a member of the Board of Al Dhahira Tarmac SAOC, Tarmac Oman Limited and Midmac Tarmac Qatar Company WLL.[1]