14 October 2014 - Aurecon has appointed Colby Hauser as Client Relationship Executive, Oil and Gas. Based in Aurecon’s Perth office, Colby will focus on growing Aurecon’s Oil and Gas business in Western Australia, the Northern Territory, and Papua New Guinea.
Industry Director for Oil and Gas, John Wood said, “It’s exciting to welcome Colby to our rapidly expanding Oil and Gas team. His appointment is a natural progression as we continue to build our portfolio within the upstream, downstream and advisory sectors. With his wealth of experience, both in Australia and internationally, Colby will be in great company; our extensive and diverse range of industry experience sets Aurecon apart.”
Colby has many years of experience working in the oil and gas industry, primarily in business development and project, as well as contracts and procurement roles. He has established a highly developed network across Australia/Oceania with executives and senior personnel from major oil and gas operators as well as EPC’s across the region. His experience has provided him with deep knowledge of the LNG and oil and gas opportunities pipeline, with an excellent understanding of contracting/commercial requirements on the operator, EPC/contractor, and consultancy sides of the oil and gas industry.
Colby was previously employed with Industry Capability Network (ICN) in the role of National Sector Manager - Oil and Gas; in this role he was responsible for shaping the strategy and direction of ICN’s engagement in the oil and gas sector, while working closely with LNG operators and major contractors in Australia, to define and contribute to their local content and supply chain objectives on various major projects.
Colby holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and Supply Chain Management and is a Certified Procurement Professional, with international certifications in purchasing management and supply chain management. Colby is also a full MCIPS member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Australia.
Colby said, “It is a wonderful opportunity for me to join Aurecon at this exciting stage of building its Oil and Gas portfolio. I am looking forward to working with the existing team of Aurecon specialists to ensure we continue to meet our clients’ requirements by proving flexible delivery models, with world class expertise and experience around oil and gas infrastructure.”