Shaun Mercer


Shaun Mercer is the Chief Financial Officer of Plastic Energy Limited, a world leader in the chemical recycling of end-of-life plastic waste, which he joined in 2021. Prior to joining Plastic Energy, Mr. Mercer was a Managing Director at The Carlyle Group, which he joined in 2005. During his time with Carlyle, Mr. Mercer was actively involved in a number of Carlyle’s most significant investments. In particular, he was previously engaged with the Boards of Nouryon, Axalta, AZ Electronic Materials and Ensus. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Mercer was at Morgan Stanley, where he spent four years working in corporate finance and M&A as part of the Global Industrials Group. During this period he also spent time working in Mumbai, India, managing the investment banking operations of Morgan Stanley Advantage Services. 

Mr. Mercer received a B.A. with honours from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Taylor Scholar.