Russ Ford advises oil & gas companies and financial institutions on project-specific matters. As a global oil & gas executive with 34 years of experience, he has served in technical/operational and leadership roles across onshore and deep water assets, in upstream research and as head of M&A in North America. His experience includes development and operation of assets from dispersed onshore fields to offshore installations of world-class scale; P&L management; portfolio restructuring; developing/meeting operating cost challenges; and inspiring a team to rally around delivery of difficult objectives.
Mr. Ford has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from California State University. He was Chairman of the Board of Aera Energy until 2015.