University of Houston

Industry Advisory Board Member

May Shek
Company Affiliation: Shell Chemical LP
Email: may.shek [at]

May obtained her undergraduate Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Houston in 2002. Since joining Shell in 2002, May has held various roles in downstream manufacturing and supply with increasing responsibility, including an oversea assignment in Calgary in 2008-2009. May is currently a Supply Manager in Shell Chemicals, responsible leading a team that manages the supply chains for 3 petrochemical product lines (Solvents, Styrene, Propylene Oxide and Derivatives).

Outside of work, May is an avid distance runner, piano player and active volunteer, including giving back to UH. She served as the EAA Scholarship Committee chair from 2010-2014. She is currently the Campus Manager for the Shell UH recruiting team. She and her husband Michael enjoy exploring the outdoor. Their favorite vacations include trail running in the Canadian Rockies.