Namita Shah

Independent Director

Boards & Committees


A graduate of Delhi University and New York University School of Law, Namita Shah began her career as a lawyer in the New York office of Shearman & Sterling, where, in particular, she worked on arranging project financing.

In 2002, she joined the team in charge of mergers and acquisitions at Total Group and in 2008 was appointed Business Development Manager in Australia and Malaysia in the New Business Department of the oil group. From 2011 to 2014, she held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Total Exploration & Production in Myanmar. In 2014, she took on the role of General Secretary of the Exploration-Production business unit which she held until 2016, when she joined the Group’s Executive Committee, becoming “Chief Executive Officer People & Social Responsibility”. Lastly, in 2021, Namita Shah took over as head of a newly created business unit at TotalEnergies, OneTech, which brings together all TotalEnergies’ technical teams in charge of operations, projects and R&D teams.