ASPECT Studios has announced today that Mr Ivan Ross has been appointed CEO of ASPECT Studios to take over from the current CEO Chris Razzell. Ivan commenced on 3 April, 2017.
Ivan’s background is firmly grounded in the design and professional services where he is highly respected for his excellent strategic and financial capability.
ASPECT Studios Chair, Chris Razzell said, “We are delighted to have secured Ivan Ross to support and lead the future of ASPECT Studios. Ivan will bring great skills in his role as CEO, is a strong advocate for good design, knows what works well and has a very strong commercial and financial background. He will champion ASPECT’s a human centred and environmental experience to ensure the whole of the practice and its business development strategy is aligned to this vision.”
Ivan has expressed his excitement at the opportunity to work with the Board and Studio Directors at ASPECT, to build on their excellent reputation and continue their ambition to be a world leading design studio. ‘We will continue to focus on attracting and retaining the very best talent in the industry and providing an environment that enables them to deliver the very best design outcomes and experience for our clients.’ Ivan brings with him a wealth of experience honed in blue chip training from Deloitte and Boston Consulting in Australia and US, combined with the experience working across Asian markets. Ivan has had a remarkably successful career with growing businesses. He spent eight and a half years between 2003 and 2011 with Wood Bagot as Chief Operating Officer / Finance Director and more recently with Geyer, initially as CEO and then Non Executive Director. Prior to this Ivan spent time with Seek as COO / CFO and the Boston Consulting Group.
We are delighted that Ivan is joining ASPECT Studios as the organisation’s CEO to continue the excellent work the practice has delivered in designing places for people, improving people’s lives and protecting and conserving our environment.