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Our People

When you engage Progressive, you gain access to our in-depth oil and gas knowledge and experience and this is demonstrated by the quality of our people. 

Progressive is run and managed by the founders and the successful execution of our projects is felt personally and matters to us. At Progressive, you are not just a number and we work hard to ensure that the best solutions are reached for you. Our Founders have a long history in oil & gas, consulting in worldwide oil & gas projects for over 25 years, and having been employees within E&P companies prior to that. Our people are recruited with strong oil & gas experience and with over 30 experts experienced in finance, system and asset management, as a client you benefit from this specialised and powerful combination.

30 experts

30 experienced finance, system and asset management professionals work together on your projects.

Chris Walcot, Chief Executive Officer

Chris has more than 25 years’ experience working in both the public and private sectors and is a highly experienced consultant. Chris specialises in the implementation of effective technologies and has a deep knowledge of the business technology marketplace, ranging from niche systems to major ERPs.

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Marianne Walcot, Chief Operating Officer

Marianne founded Progressive and is the Chief Operating Officer of the company. She has 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, specifically in the finance systems function where she held the role of Global Finance Systems Manager for Enterprise Oil until their takeover by Shell in 2002.

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Edward Skene, Managing Director of Prism Systems Management

A multi skilled professional who enjoys a high level of responsibility with extensive experience of setting up and management in UK, Europe, Africa and Middle East. Edward heads up Prism Systems Management, a Progressive Group company.

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Laurent Graziano, EAM Lead

Passionate about improving operational efficiencies through the effective utilisation of enterprise asset management systems, Laurent heads-up the EAM side of our business.

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John Linney, Head of Business Development

A business development professional with extensive Africa experience.

 

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Our Values

The values bought by Progressive’s founders in the early implementations are still apparent in the way Progressive works with its clients.

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History

Progressive currently serve a global client base in the oil and gas sector and the founders are still very much hands on with a presence on all projects.

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