Country Manager - Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Ross joined Gulf Keystone as Country Manager in January 2019. Prior to his GKPI assignment he successfully served over 8 years’ in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq in senior leadership roles with Talisman Energy and Repsol, most recently as Director accountable for the safe development of all operations and strategic leadership.
Ross has over 35 years’ experience in the exploration for new oil and gas fields, as well as the development of producing fields, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, western Canada & USA, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, UK & Dutch North Sea, Algeria and Spain.
Prior to Talisman and Repsol, Ross acquired oil and gas experience at Suncor, Vista Energy, Wascana Energy and Saskoil. He holds a BSc in Geological Engineering (Geophysics Option) from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada.