Bob Laslett is the Chairman of Chaucer. He was Founder of the company in 1987 together with his wife Jenny Laslett (Finance Director) and son Chris Laslett (Director). Also joining Chaucer early in its history were brother Ivan and sons Rupert and Nick who are also Directors.
Bob was Founder of International Project Management Consultancy ‘Onstream Projects' in 1977 and its Managing Director until 1985. Onstream was acquired by Single Buoy Moorings in 1984. Bob, an expert in Project Management has worked or acted as a Consultant for companies such as BP, Shell, Conoco and Marathon Oil. Bob trained as an Engineer and has been concerned with all aspects of Oil and Gas projects both on and offshore for over 30 years.
He is also a Director of English Premier League football club – Wolverhampton Wanderers FC (Wolves), a fellow of the Association for Project Management and a fellow of the Energy Institute.