Kirk Bailey brings a proven record of success and three decades of energy industry experience to WP&C
DALLAS, Texas – Premier management consulting firm Wilson Perumal & Company appoints Kirk Bailey as a Senior Advisor. Kirk will assist and guide project teams and also directly serve process industry clients—helping them transform operations, increase organizational effectiveness, improve leadership, and achieve execution excellence.
With over 28 years in the energy industry, Kirk has broad executive and deep operational expertise. He will play a key role in WP&C continuing its aggressive growth and strengthen the firm’s commitment to uniquely helping companies and organizations thrive in the Age of Complexity.
“Kirk brings a great deal of executive leadership experience in complex and dynamic environments,” said Andrei Perumal, cofounder and managing partner of Wilson Perumal & Company. “We know Kirk and his capabilities very well—having previously worked with him as a client, first when he was running Suncor’s Oil Sands business unit and later at the Alberta Energy Regulator—and we look forward to now bringing his capability to our other clients. His addition underscores our commitment to our energy and process industries clients, and we are very excited to have him join our team.”
Kirk led the creation of Suncor's Oil Sands Ventures business unit, responsible for Suncor's interest in $20 billion of oil sands joint venture projects. As Executive Vice President of Oil Sands, he expertly managed Suncor’s largest business unit and led the design and implementation of bold changes that set new records for safety and environmental performance, while achieving best-ever production performance.
“I look forward to working with the talented team at Wilson Perumal and their clients,” Kirk said. “As a former client, I’ve seen firsthand the firm’s sincere commitment to client success. I’m excited about being part of a team with such a unique perspective on the challenges that face organizations today, and an excellent track record of using that perspective to deliver lasting value for clients."
During his career, Kirk has successfully overseen multiple Operational Excellence improvement programs and management system implementations, and he has a robust track record of driving significant improvements in safety, environmental, and financial performance.
He holds a MS Chemical Engineering from McMaster University in Ontario and is currently based in Calgary.
About Wilson Perumal & Company
Founded in 2009 and with offices in the US and Europe, Wilson Perumal & Company is a leading boutique management consulting firm with significant depth in strategy, operations and due diligence. Leveraging their unique perspective, WP&C helps companies that struggle with the complexity of today's world and need fresh perspective from a new breed of strategy consultancy.