Chuck Greco is a Subject Matter Expert with Asset Performance Networks, bringing more than 35 years of industrial capital project management experience to the role. Throughout his career, he has directly managed project portfolios, major projects, and megaprojects in challenging environments.
A licensed Professional Engineer, Chuck has a broad and global perspective of Industry. He has held various leadership roles in technology, engineering, construction, maintenance, operations, contracting, HSSE, and supply chain management. His experience includes leadership assignments in the Refining, Petrochemicals, and Upstream segments of the energy industry at locations in the USA, the UK, Russia, the Middle East, the Far East, and India. These assignments have included direct management of major projects up to $2 billion USD, development of new concepts in engineering management, design and delivery of capital productivity improvement programs, strategic relationship management, and collaborative initiatives with host governments.
Before joining AP-Networks, Chuck worked in leadership roles at BP and Amoco. These roles include Project Director – Petrochemicals, Head of Refining and Marketing Projects North America, Major Projects Leader, Term Director of the BP/MIT Projects & Engineering Academy, Petrochemicals Technology Manager, and Vice President – Amoco Eurasia. In these roles, Chuck was often called upon to oversee wide-ranging initiatives intended to have significant impact and to achieve Industry pacesetting performance, such as the development of a next generation chemicals plant that was delivered at 40%+ less capital with 40% higher nameplate capacity.
Chuck has led Amoco’s refining projects efforts in Russia, where he worked directly with government regulators, industry officials, and local design institutes. In the USA, Chuck was called upon to complete a critical megaproject whose goals had to be reset. He safely delivered the re-forecasted budget, on schedule, as promised.
Chuck holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and is a graduate of the BP/MIT Projects & Engineering Academy. Chuck was also Term Director at the Academy, where his primary responsibility was to work with MIT faculty and BP Executives to effectively develop and deliver a proprietary program to augment the skills of BP’s most senior capital project leadership. Chuck has served as an Executive Board member of the Engineering and Construction Contracting Association (ECC) and as BP’s management representative to the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT).