Ian Bryant

President & CEO


Mr. Bryant provides leadership to the senior management team and is responsible for developing, implementing and managing strategic initiatives at Packers Plus.

Mr. Bryant has over 32 years of industry experience, having worked for both a major operator and a major service company before joining Packers Plus. A central theme to his career has been applying technology to improving both productivity and ultimate recovery from oil, gas and gas-condensate reservoirs. In the past 16 years, he has been intimately involved in developing and applying technologies to improve the efficiency of exploration and exploitation of tight gas, coalbed methane, shale oil and shale gas.

Mr. Bryant holds B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Earth Sciences from the University of Reading. He is past-chair of the SPE Development Geology and Geophysics Committee and represented Schlumberger on the AAPG Corporate Advisory Board. Mr. Bryant is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers; American Association of Petroleum Geologists; the Houston Geological Society; the European Society of Geoscientists and Engineers; and a Fellow of the Geological Society of London. He holds 20 patents and has authored over 50 publications.

Mr. Bryant enjoys outdoor activities in his free time including cycling, hiking, skiing and scuba. He resides in Houston, Texas, with his wife Lisa and has two grown children, Jonathan and Berenice.