Christopher Ross specializes in strategy and organization assignments in the worldwide petroleum industry, where he has more than 30 years of experience. Mr. Ross is recognized for his expertise in change management, performance improvement, and strategy development. Based successively in Europe, Africa, and the United States, he has extensive global experience helping clients, including many of the largest international oil companies, develop a shared sense of strategic direction, along with detailed strategies, high-leverage action programs, and accountabilities to execute them. He has also been a pioneer in using scenarios to enrich strategic thinking for his clients and has led major transformation assignments resulting in massive reductions in costs. Mr. Ross has authored many articles providing insight into important changes in the oil business before these changes were widely recognized and is co-author of the management book Terra Incognita: A Navigation Aid for Energy Leaders. Formerly, Mr. Ross was a vice president and senior director of Arthur D. Little, where he led the company’s Houston office, and prior to that, he was with British Petroleum Company in the United Kingdom and France.
Program for Management Development, Harvard Business School
BS (Honors) Chemistry, London University