Nigel Ashton

Nigel Ashton

Chief Executive Officer

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Nigel was a founder member of Influit Asia, and was appointed as Group Chief Executive on 1st December 2015 based in Bangkok.

Nigel is the Executive Director on the main board, with responsibility for the overall performance, strategy and growth of the Group, developing high-level relationships with major international oil companies and marine contractors to enhance the company’s reputation and increase business, as well as considering overall strategic partners for the group including considering potential acquisition targets.

Nigel has been in the oil and gas industry for 40+ years with an initial background of operational well testing, in the UK North Sea, Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific (1974-1982), before entering management roles In the UK and Asia between 1982 and 1991. More recently Nigel has held the positions of Asia President for the Expro Group, Managing Director of ExproPTI, COO of Production Testers International until their acquisition by the Expro Group in 2006, Asia Region VP for Power Well Services until their acquisition by the Expro Group in 2006 (also held the role of Europe / Africa / Russia VP prior to Asia) and Region Director positions with the Expro Group in Asia (2001-2004) and Europe (1991 to 2001).

During his time in the above roles, Nigel has led diverse and multi-talented management teams through very successful growth periods, whilst developing strong business cultures and excellent profitability, which have led to acquisitions of some of these businesses.

He has been married for 40 years, has two grown up sons and four grandchildren and currently lives in Bangkok, where the Influit Global HQ is located.

His interests include golf, food, wine and travel.

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