About Us

Chris Perfect

Owner and Principal Consultant

An experienced leader of corporate development programs as well as change and risk-management projects, Chris draws on a 16-year professional work history in global energy, built environment and professional services businesses

Chris’s experience covers strategy, acquisitions & divestitures, integration, joint ventures, corporate law, ethics & compliance, commercial contracts, corporate treasury, corporate governance, leadership alignment and organizational development (team effectiveness, leadership alignment etc)

Based in Houston (TX), Chris has previously worked in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, Hungary and China. Drawing on this international experience, Chris frequently works with foreign businesses looking to enter or grow in the U.S. market. In recognition of this expertise, Chris was appointed to NZTE’s beachhead advisor program in June 2020

Chris’s skill set covers: Strategic Planning | M&A Program Planning & Execution | Advising Executive-level Mgmt. | Leadership | Risk Analysis & Mitigation Planning | Growth Analysis-Synergy Mapping-Financial Modeling | Integration Planning & Implementation | Change Management | Project/Program Management | Negotiation | Due Diligence Planning & Execution | Team Development & Effectiveness | Legal Advice (corporate and commercial)

Chris spent 10 years working for Wood Plc in a range of senior Strategy, M&A, Governance, Legal and Compliance roles through March 2020. Prior to that Chris worked for UK national law firm Mills & Reeve LLP as corporate legal counsel for more than 5 years

Chris has a Bachelor of Arts Degree with First Class Honors from New Zealand’s University of Canterbury and Post-Graduate Law Degree with Commendation from Leeds Beckett University in the UK

What People Say About Chris:

“I thoroughly enjoy working with Chris. He is a great thinker and listener, and consistently asks questions and offers new ideas that raise the bar, supporting better decision making and a higher level of focus.”

– Sally Hennah, CEO and Co-Founder – Business Sorter Limited

“Chris is a very goals-oriented leader with a demonstrable commitment to working in a team environment. I worked with Chris on new start up divisions as well as Acquisitions, without his leadership and knowledge of the various businesses we would not have been successful.”

– Scott Coppersmith, President – Mears Group inc.

“Collaborative and very hard working. He never walks away form a difficult challenge and always (literally always) offers to help… His output is high quality and he is a joy to work with. A true team player. You always feel he jointly owns your issue and you are never alone however difficult a situation”

“Inclusive, he is fun, he keeps projects moving, he provides great insight by asking great questions, and he understands what leadership is, and demonstrates it. He brings his leadership style to play by allowing others to show their skills and capabilities without micro-managing.”

“Direct approach, professional manner, attention to detail, collaborative”

– StengthScope 360 Feedback, December 2019

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