Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 18, 2012
Corven Consulting, the leading strategic change advisory firm, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Rob Jessen as the new Director of its Natural Resources & Energy team at Corven Inc. in North America.
Based in Houston, Texas, Rob has 30 years of consulting experience serving clients in the Energy sector. Prior to joining Corven, the majority of Rob’s career was spent at Ernst & Young where in 2005 he was appointed as the firm’s Global Oil & Gas Sector Leader across all service lines and geographies. Rob has held several leadership positions throughout his career including Global Managing Director of Oil & Gas and U.S. Energy, Chemicals, and Utilities leader while at Capgemini. His extensive international experience has seen him work with over 75 energy clients in more than 100 countries around the world. Rob’s client work includes global program management and business transformation initiatives as well as leading a wide spectrum of energy accounts.
In addition to his consulting work, Rob has appeared as an expert witness before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and various state, regulatory, and judicial bodies. He has also been a frequent presenter, speaker and author on a wide variety of issues affecting the Energy industry. In addition, Rob has served as an industry advisor at such prestigious events as The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
At Corven, Rob will focus on utilising his blend of corporate and consulting experience to lead our sector team and translate our client’s strategic intent into practical results and delivery of sustained shareholder value.
Rob commented, “I’m delighted to be joining the Natural Resources and Energy practice at Corven which will give me the opportunity to build on the great foundation Corven have in the oil and gas sector in North America. I’m looking forward to making a real contribution to our existing client accounts, broadening our client and offering portfolio and building a world class team.”
Corven co-founding Director Francois Austin said, “Rob is a tremendous addition to the Corven Inc. team. His extensive experience, track record and credibility in the Houston market are a hugely valuable asset to Corven as we continue to build and invest in our extensive North American operations.”
Further information: Kate Wildman, Group Marketing Manager +44 (0)20 3326 2946; kate.wildman(at)corven(dot)com.
About the Corven Group
Corven (http://www.corven.com) is an integrated group of businesses focussed on creating shareholder value through strategic change.
We operate internationally through the following divisions:
- Corven Consulting: Global management consulting and financial advisory – Delivering Results, Building Capability
- Corven Ventures: UK focused, activist principal finance investor – Investing for Value through Change
- Corven Networks: An exclusive network of leaders and innovators – Building Better Business
We work as a single firm and draw upon and integrate these different capabilities when this delivers greater value to our clients and investments. This allows us to offer innovative and tailored solutions that we believe in.
We are committed to supporting our clients achieve sustainable results through building the capability to deliver change and driving shareholder value. That's our primary focus and we have built an exceptional reputation for doing it successfully with FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies as well as with central government departments, in Europe and North America.