Christopher Lennon is the Director of Stone Falcon Corporate and Legal Consulting Ltd and has 30 years’ experience within the International oil and gas industry specialising in project management and commercial negotiation. He is a speaker on project strategy and leadership; creating and leading high performance project teams; remote logistical operations and commercial negotiation.
He has managed (and continues to do so) a variety of ‘special projects’ internationally – normally strategic or change management focussed. He is a contracts specialist and an international commercial arbitrator.
His qualifications include –
- Arbitrator and a Mediator at the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC);
- Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
- Freedom of the City of London
- Member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.
- MBA and LLB from the University of Aberdeen, as well as the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators DipICArb.
- 20 years teaching experience including a number of universities across a wide range of subjects.
Chris works internationally consulting/training. He has delivered training to project managers of PDVSA (Venezula); SONATRACH (Algeria); OMV (Austria); MOL (Hungary) PVEP (Vietnam); MOGE (Myanmar); GDF Suez (France); Curoil (Curacao); Sarawak Energy (Sarawak); Gazprom (Russia), among others.
Chris has delivered live seminars to the following government institutions
- RasGas (Qatar)
- The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) (Qatar) – country representatives
- The Board of Directors of Vietgazprom (Vietnam)
- The Southern Operating Compnay (Iraq)
- The Iraqi Ministry of Energy
- The Philippines Ministry of Energy
- The Papua New Guinea Ministry of Petroleum
- USEA (United States Energy Agency)
He had taught and authored materials at the following academic institutions:
- The University of Aberdeen
- The Robert Gordon University
- Middlesex University
- Seoul National University
Chris was the Discipline Manager for Project Management and Decommissioning for the PetroSkills Global Alliance for 3 years.
Born Cardiff, Chris emigrated to South Africa where he grew up and underwent two years of national service in the South African Army serving in the Angolan War.
Chris is a published author, and his book “Forgotten Dream the Sorrows of War” is a compliation of poems that deal with the psychological effects of combat and war on people both during and post experience.
In September this year, his book on Project Management will be released by Talyor and Francis/Routledge. It is entitled ‘The Silver Bullets of Project Management’
He is currently under contract to deliver his second book, which is on Commercial Negotiation for Taylor and Francis/Routledge, due for release next year.
He covers a wide range for speaking topics with including –
- Project strategy and Leadership
- Project planning
- Helping Projects in trouble (Project Recovery)
- Remote Logistical operations/projects
- Commercial Negotiation
- Resolving Commercial Disputes
‘I would like to express our sincere gratitude to you for sharing your valuable knowledge with us the past week.’
— Sullivienne Daal-Schoop HR & OD Advisor Curoil Group
‘Chris consistently delivered a high-quality product, is an innovative and creative individual who understands both projects and people. He is easy to get along with and always open to new ideas.’
— Mark Thompson, CEO Epeus Ltd.
"Chris Lennon has, over many years, consistently been a very popular teacher of Project Management on our Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes. His teaching style is greatly appreciated for his engaging and captivating - indeed absorbing - approach, which has always delivered the Learning Outcomes in a manner which has had a big impact on the students. I am delighted to see he is putting this track record to good use in a significant new book, which I am sure will be both as useful and as popular as his teaching has always been."
— Dr Paul Davidson, School of Engineering, Aberdeen University
‘I just wanted to send a note to tell you I thoroughly enjoyed the class. Of course, with your credentials, there’s no reason it should have or could have come up short. Nevertheless, you used real-life examples and analogies to bring home all your points, and I know from talking with everybody that we all have many takeaways from the course. Thanks again and safe travels.’
— K.M.Nelson, Graduate Completions Engineer Conoco Phillips, Eagle Ford. USA