Doug Harris
Executive Advisory Council

Doug Harris pictureMr. Doug Harris joins RLG’s Executive Advisory Council as a senior executive with over 37 years of experience in the oil and gas, and minerals industries including extensive international experience in refining operations in Russia, Western Europe, Asia, Africa and the US with direct accountability for multiple complex refining operations. He is currently the CEO of RRT Global, a Russian-based consulting firm in the oil refining industry.

During his time as TNK-BP’s VP of Refining Operations, Mr. Harris shared his experiences in delivering step change performance improvements in the delivery of TAR and Capital Projects at refineries in Ryazan, Russia and Carson, California. These two refineries had differing cultures, work environments and historical experiences. He recounted his key learnings about the ownership, engagement and required participation of leaders and how leadership involvement is critical to the success of the team as well as the successful execution and overall delivery of these projects. Mr. Harris established strategic direction, developed tactical elements to support those strategies and rallied teams to embrace objectives while improving organizational, business and technical efficiencies. He has a proven track record of delivering excellent results in large complex businesses and projects.