Russell Hardy
Group CEO


Russell Hardy is Group CEO Vitol.  Russell has 30 years’ experience in the oil industry.  He joined Vitol in 1993 from BP and has held a number of trading and management roles in Singapore and London.  He has been a member of the Executive Committee since 2007 and most recently was CEO EMEA with oversight of the company’s regional trading activity.  Russell holds a Meng in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, London.