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From a Council Estate to a Global CEO - Anything is Possible

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Chris Ashton

The Faculty of Business, Law & Tourism present the Guest Speaker Programme. Chris Ashton presents 'From a Council Estate to a Global CEO - Anything is Possible'.

Chris Ashton is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Worley.

He joined Worley in 1998 and has held many leadership roles in the company. Chris was Chief Operating Officer responsible for the integration of ECR and for strategy for the transformed Worley business.

Prior to this role, Chris was Group Managing Director for Major Projects and Integrated Solutions accountable for the business line’s growth and performance which includes Worley’s fabrication businesses, WorleyCord and Rosenberg Worley, and their Global Delivery Center.

Chris has also held executive roles with responsibility for Europe, Middle East and African operations, and the Power sector globally.

Chris holds an Honours Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Sunderland, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Cranfield School of Management, and he has completed the Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School and the Company Directors Course at the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Join us on the 26 January for a fascinating insight into Chris Ashton's career. 


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