President, Operations Asia Pacific / Wood Australia
Most Notable Role
Ralph Ellis has over 28 years of experience within the oil and gas industry, and leads Wood’s operations services business across Asia Pacific. He moved into the role from his position as senior vice president for Western Australian and Asian operations in 2017 where he held responsibility for the safe delivery and overall performance of a portfolio of contracts for customers including Woodside, ConocoPhillips, Hess, Exxon Mobil, and Chevron. Mr Ellis joined Wood Group in 2014, having previously fulfilled project manager and director positions for customers including Shell and BP.
Mr Ellis commenced his career in the sector holding project and discipline roles, subsequently developing his expertise in engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance across brownfield and greenfield facilities, before moving into senior and executive management positions.
He is a member of the Petroleum Club of Western Australia and sits on the advisory council of the Clontarf Girls Academy; a not-for-profit charitable organisation that develops and empowers Aboriginal girls through leadership training, mentoring, sport and extra-curricular programs, working within the school system to provide the support needed to help them realise their full potential.
Mr Ellis holds an Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering.