The Project Production Institute is pleased to announce that Gary Fischer will now assume the role of Executive Director.

Gary brings over 40 years of experience in project delivery at Chevron’s capital projects organization.

He has held a variety of executive positions, most recently as Special Projects Manager at Chevron Project Resources Company, wherein he was responsible for Chevron’s implementation of Project Production Management and digital transformation on major capital projects.

Throughout his career, he has held numerous technical and leadership positions across downstream, chemicals and upstream. Gary was responsible for developing Chevron’s best in class project management system and led the group that provided functional expertise to support development and execution of Chevron’s worldwide major capital projects portfolio.

He is also current Chair of the PPI Energy Working Group and was recipient of the 2019 PPI Technical Achievement Award.

A few of Gary’s recent contributions:


About PPI

The Project Production Institute (PPI) addresses the root cause of major capital project cost and schedule overruns through research and dissemination of Project Production Management (PPM) and its foundation of Operations Science.

With members representing recognized global leaders in capital project delivery, operations, production and supply chain management, PPI brings together industry professionals and academics working to modernize construction and radically improve capital project outcomes by targeting the development of next practices. In addition, PPI provides access to tools and information to address the current gap in project delivery. By working with academics and leading universities, PPI seeks to define and research next-generation solutions to today’s challenging problems.

Learn more: projectproduction.org