Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer
In 2016, Ross Thompson joined the Ports Unit of Abu Dhabi Ports as Vice-President of Commercial and Business Development A year later, he was appointed Acting Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer and was also responsible for Business Process and Business Intelligence.
Over the last 16 years, Thompson has worked for leading international industry players such as the Peel Ports Group and American President Lines (APL),. His experience includes leading and managing sales revenue, commercial process and commercial strategy across multiple sites and market sectors.
He has a BA in International Business and Languages from Plymouth University, UK. He has also obtained an Executive Management Diploma from Singapore Management University (SMU) and an Executive MSc in Maritime Economics and Supply Chain from Erasmus University, Rotterdam.