Ross Ensor has over 20 years of hands-on experience in successfully building, expanding and turning around the international business of both product and service companies across a wide range of industry sectors in more than 80 countries throughout the Middle East and Africa, North and South America, Europe and Asia.
As Managing Director at ISI Consultants, Mr. Ensor leads a team of consultants providing strategic marketing and business development solutions for companies seeking to enter, expand or reposition their business in Middle East and African markets. His breadth of experience in sales, marketing and operations management across numerous industries for companies both small and large give him the ability to quickly gain an in-depth understanding of a client’s business, creating results focused strategies and practical solutions tailored to their unique business requirements, regardless of company size or industry sector.
Prior to his work at ISI Consultants, Mr. Ensor held the position of Vice President – Corporate International Director at a ‘Top 10’ U.S. architecture and engineering firm with projects in over 75 countries and international offices in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. He also led the international business division, as Vice President – International, for a large U.S. electronic systems company serving government clients around the world and established the international arm of a UK based software company while serving on their Board of Directors. Mr. Ensor also held several senior management positions in Europe and the Middle East at Steelcase, the global leader in the office furniture industry, and worked in the pharmaceutical industry for Johnson & Johnson, as well as for an international research and consulting firm serving the financial, healthcare and energy industries and at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
In 2012 Mr. Ensor was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to serve on the District Export Council in Washington, D.C., and reappointed to a second term in 2016. He is a regular speaker at international conferences and also serves on the advisory board of the USA Healthcare Alliance, representing U.S. exporters of products and services to global healthcare markets and has served on the advisory board of The World Affairs Council – Washington, D.C.
Born in London, England, Mr. Ensor is a dual citizen of the United Kingdom and the United States and has lived in numerous countries, including England, France, Spain, Switzerland, The United Arab Emirates and the United States.
Mr. Ensor was educated in both the United Kingdom and United States and holds a Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a focus on International Marketing Management from the American University in Washington, D.C., and a Bachelor of Arts with Honors, from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.