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Biography

 Frank  Koch specializes in decision-maker coaching, strategy development,  behavioral aspects of decision making, opportunity valuation,  applications of game theory to decision analysis and portfolio  management. He has an extensive background in management coaching and  training, as well as project decision support. Frank coaches executive  teams and other decision makers helping them evaluate complex  decisions.  He also teaches several decision analysis classes including  Introduction to Decision Analysis, Introduction to Game Theory, Decision  Quality for Decision Makers, & Framing and Facilitation of Complex  Decisions. 

Frank worked for Chevron for over 30 years and was Decision Analysis Practice Leader for the from 2003-2011. He  has been active in the use and improvement of decision analysis, and  planning tools for most of his career acting in both staff and  managerial positions.  Frank is a  fellow of the Society of Decision Professionals and is currently  serving on its Board of Directors as Vice President/ President-Elect. He is also the executive editor of the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ peer reviewed journal: SPE Economics & Management. He  has participated as keynote speaker and chairperson in numerous  industry and professional conferences; and has served on the steering  committees for various industry forums on Risk Management, Portfolio & Asset Valuation and Strategic Decision Making.  Frank has a B.S. in geology from the University of Rochester (1974) and an M.S. in geology from Stanford University (1981).  

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