Matthew Penny is Legal Counsel with Shell Oil Company, advising on construction projects for the Projects and Technology syndicate. His work includes handling all manner of contractual and negotiation issues involved in large-scale projects, and partnering with the Shell business to work toward efficient and economically-sound solutions to complex problems. Matthew joined Shell from KBR where he handled similar matters from the contractor’s side, and, prior to that, was an associate with the Houston construction law firm Cokinos, Bosien & Young. Matthew attended the University of Texas School of Law (Hook ‘em Horns) and Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He and his wife Amanda Sanders are proud parents of a girl and two boys. Matthew enjoys spending time with his family and is an avid sports fan of baseball, soccer and college football.