Ronnie Tucker is a seasoned Irish business executive and financial and economic consultant with extensive practical experience. He has worked as a corporate business process reengineering Project Director in Helsinki, as a CFO/COO in New York, as a Director of Corporate Risk Management in Brussels and as a Financial Analyst in Silicon Valley, California. He has been a board member in Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, UK and USA and has sat on a number of board audit, finance and governance sub-committees. He holds an MBA from Stanford University.
Since 1997 he has trained 4,500+ non-financial and finance managers in multinationals, government ministries and management institutes in economics, finance and accounting. He is a Visiting Lecturer at Hebei Finance University in Baoding, People’s Republic of China. He has taught on the MBA programme at the National University of Ireland. He is an expert at creating, developing and delivering excellent learning experiences for non-experts in economics, finance and accounting. Ronnie also holds Cambridge University’s CELTA qualification for teaching of English as a foreign language, specialising in Business English.
From 2012 to 2016 he was a Divisional Director with the Indecon Group of international financial and economic consultants. Since 2016, Ronnie has been Managing Partner of IMEF International.
Ronnie has a particular interest in the oil and gas industry and has studied petroleum engineering practices. In 2012 he taught MP’s and civil servants from the Ministries of Finance and Natural Resources in Kurdistan, Iraq on production sharing contracts. He has worked for Saudi Aramco, ExxonMobil and Schlumberger. He trained government officials in Myanmar in energy project economics and finance. He conducted cost-benefit appraisals of infrastructure projects for the Office of the Prime Minister of Malta. This also involved knowledge transfer to the Prime Minister’s staff. He tailored a finance programme for Solvay corporate lawyers and customised a programme in competitive profitability and shareholder value for high-potential senior managers at UCB Biopharma. Ronnie shares his experience of working in many industries including electricity, petroleum, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, logistics, retail, forest products, hospitality, ports and others. He has worked in oil and gas worldwide including extensively in the Middle East, Africa and Asia (Algeria, Dubai, Egypt, Ghana, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kurdistan (Iraq), Malaysia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, People’s Republic of China, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, Uganda and Zimbabwe).