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Christian Watson
Biography

Business Excellence Manager

Christian joined Qatar District Cooling Company “Qatar Cool” as Manager Business Excellence in May 2018, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Watson has over 25 years’ experience working in Quality Assurance, Safety Management, Business Excellence and Risk Management working at all levels in multiple industries including Oil & Gas, Steel and Automotive sectors. During his career he has implemented integrated management systems in these different sectors that have been effective in managing organizational risks, shaping strategies and improving performance in Quality, Safety and Health.

Prior to joining Qatar Cool, Christian has previously held senior leadership roles in South Hook LNG Terminal Company Ltd, General Electric Oil & Gas, Tata Steel Europe and several automotive companies including Kautex Textron CVS and Robert Bosch Ltd. In which such roles provided exposure to highly regulated operational environments and context. Christian also has prior overseas responsibilities and assignments throughout Europe, North America, Middle East and North Africa and Japan.

Christian is an active member of both the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) and Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

Christian has implemented integrated management systems throughout multiple sectors as per multiple international standards, and implementation of Operational Excellence and Business Excellence models, improving business processes and performance.

Christian graduated from the University of South Wales in Engineering (Mechanical) and holds Diploma’s in Quality Management and Occupational Health & Safety.