Edward van Riessen


Edward van Riessen graduated in geology at Leiden University.

He spent some years in geophysical research and as a teacher in geography. He then joined Shell in 1973 and worked as a petroleum engineer and geologist in Oman, the Hague, Brunei and Thailand. After his return to Holland, Ed developed and delivered training, was technical advisor for projects in Russia, and management consultant for organizational change. He completed his career in Shell as general manager of a joint venture in Moscow. In 1998 Ed started his own consultancy bureau, and has carried out learning development projects in Oman and has given Exploration & Production training in Nigeria, Europe, the Middle- and Far East and Russia.