Mark Ross is president of Chevron Shipping Company, a position he assumed May 1, 2015. Previously, Mark was vice president of Chevron Shipping. Mark joined Chevron in 1990 in Chevron’s MBA Development Program and has held positions of increasing responsibility in Chevron Shipping and within Chevron’s downstream and upstream organizations.
In 1997, Mark was named manager of Chevron Shipping’s Pacific Fleet and was responsible for management and operation of 17 crude oil and product tankers. In 2000, Mark was selected as the general manager, North West Shelf Shipping Service Company in Perth, Australia. His responsibilities included the operation of nine LNG carriers with approximately 400 personnel involved in support of the North West Shelf Venture. Later, Mark moved to the Gorgon LNG Development, where he served as the project’s marketing and commercial general manager. In 2004, Mark was appointed general manager of LNG Shipping for Chevron Shipping in San Ramon, where his responsibilities included supporting the marine interests for Chevron’s worldwide portfolio of new and existing natural gas projects. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley. Mark is a director of the UK P&I Club and International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation, is Chairman of the Oil Companies International Marine Forum, and is a member of the American Bureau of Shipping and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He is a past president of the Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators.