Ross is a Senior Consultant in the Rouse Consultancy Practice and is responsible for managing Rouse’s research and analytics team as well as developing its business intelligence capabilities.
Ross and his team proactively support Rouse’s brand/enforcement, technology/innovation, legal and consulting teams as well as ongoing business development and thought leadership initiatives.
Before rejoining Rouse at the beginning of 2018 he was a Director in the Forensic and Litigation Consulting Practice of FTI Consulting, an independent global business advisory firm listed on the New York Stock Exchange, dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional.
Ross specialises in managing complex research and consulting assignments involving the strategic management of intellectual property, business and market intelligence, compliance, brand integrity and other risk consulting services. For over ten years Ross was responsible for leading the IP portfolio and brand protection strategies for a number of leading multi-national confectionary, pet nutrition, pharmaceutical, technology, healthcare, apparel and manufacturing companies in China.
Ross is regularly invited to speak at conferences on intellectual property, brand management and protection issues, as well as market research and due diligence in China. He speaks Mandarin and English and is an accredited mediator as well as a certified fraud examiner. Ross holds a Master’s degree in Technology and Intellectual Property Law from the University of Liverpool, UK and a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Finance Law from Brunel University, UK.