Russell is the firm's regional Oil & Gas Leader. With over 25 years of experience, based in Perth, Adelaide, Jakarta and London, he is one of EY’s most experienced audit partners, having served Woodside and Santos, as well as a wide variety of multinational public and private companies.
He brings substantial experience of the political and economic landscape, current and emerging developments and associated arrangements and transactions considered by industry in Australia.
As Oil & Gas Leader he coordinates EY’s strategic direction and resources across the region through a sound network with current and emerging leadership of the industry and government, and participation in national and global consultations regarding the energy economy.
Since 2011 he has been a member of the Financial Advisory Committee on the Board of Yirra Yaakin, one of Australia’s leading performing arts organisations, a respected cultural leader and artistic hub for Aboriginal people from all over Western Australia, Australia, and indeed, around the world.
How Russell is building a better working world
"Energy is fundamental to our quality of life and economic prosperity. We support our clients through innovative people, process and technology, contributing to an equitable, secure and sustainable energy industry."