Chris Barrett is a Client Partner, Head of Houston and Mexico City offices and Head of Energy - North America at Pedersen & Partners, based in Houston, Texas, USA. With more than 20 years of Executive Search and recruitment experience, Mr. Barrett has executed numerous senior leadership search mandates in the Oil & Gas, Global Logistics, Supply Chain, Distribution & Transportation, Banking-Internet Security & Fraud, and Compliance sectors. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Chris founded and successfully managed a full service Oil & Gas, Financial Services and IT recruitment company. Earlier in his career, Mr. Barrett held a range of roles, from technical through operations, commercial, contracts and procurement within several U.S. recruitment firms. A significant portion of his work has been focused on cross-border Executive Search assignments for senior executives with an emphasis on CHRO, business partner and talent management roles.
Mr. Barrett holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Finance and Financial Management Services from the University of Utah.