David Willman has joined Shell Trading as structured trade finance advisor reporting to Benjamin Lechuga, senior finance advisor. The role, based in London, will cover both crude and product throughout Shell Trading’s international operations, the key centres being Houston, London and Singapore.

Willman was previously senior manager, structured trade finance, at Standard Bank London where he covered various emerging markets over a period of eight years.

Shell International Trading and Shipping Company (Stasco) is one of the principal trading and shipping entities within the Royal Dutch/Shell Group, providing supplies and services to Shell operating companies, group equity joint venture projects and third party customers around the world.