Chris joined AlMansoori early 2017 after a 34 year career in Drilling with Shell E & P. He held assignments in Oman, Brunei, Scotland and since 2006 in Abu Dhabi where he was seconded from Shell in ADCO. His last position was Senior Vice President Drilling as a member of the ADCO Executive Team. As AlMansoori CTO he is responsible for the company new technology strategy. With a BSc degree in Chemical Engineering from The Hague he got converted to a driller…and is accredited with Shell Round 1 & 2 and as EurIng, CEng, Fellow Chartered Petroleum Engineer, Chartered Environmentalist and Chartered Scientist. Active member in SPE and ICOTA. Passion for safety, people and performance.