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Biography of Dr. Brian Horwood, Ph.D.

Dr. Brian Horwood had a 34-year career with BP/Amoco, serving in a variety of positions until retiring as Technology Manager.  During his career, he gained expertise in marketing, product development, customer support, human resources, strategic and organizational planning.

Some of Brian’s ESC clients include Sarah's Circle, The Chicago Opera Theater, First Tee of Greater Chicago, SouthStar Services, Erie Elementary Charter School, and the Chicago Public Schools – New Schools Development Office. He has completed ESC training in Consulting, Strategic Planning, Board Development, Coaching, Total Assessment, Tech Tools, Engagement Management, and Advanced Consulting. Brian is a member of ESC's Strategic Planning Steering Committee.

Brian has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Birmingham University in England and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Outside of ESC, Brian served as the President of the Illinois Squash Racquets Association and has also held the position of Vice-Commodore of the Columbia Yacht Club.

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