The Program Management Teams at Shell and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory work together to help the startup companies mature their technologies to accelerate energy transitions.

Haibin Xu

Regional Manager Shell Research Connect and GameChanger, GCxN program director

Katie Richardson

GCxN Program Manager

Akilah LeBlanc

Shell Regional Manager New Energies & Technologies, US

Amy Kelly

Supply Chain Lead New Energies Technology at Shell

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Tonya McCabe

Project Controller

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Rachelle Ihly

GCxN Technical Project Manager

Lauren Meadors

External Relations Advisor Shell GameChanger

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Hannah Miller

Communications Director, GCxN

Kristi Theis

Communications Director, NREL Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center

Adam Duran

Former Program Manager, NREL


This Steering Committee guide the overall vision and strategy for the program.

Lene Hviid

Global Manager Shell Research Alliance & GameChanger, GCxN board chairman

Richard Adams

Director of NREL Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center

Ajay Mehta

Global Manager New Energies Research & Technology at Shell