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Alistair G. Routledge

President, ExxonMobil Guyana

Alistair Routledge was appointed President of Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) in July 2020. Prior to this assignment, Alistair was President and General Manager of ExxonMobil Qatar Limited, a position he held…

Amy Myers Jaffe

Director of the Energy, Climate Justice and Sustainability Lab, New York University, School of Professional Studies

Amy Myers Jaffe serves as Director of the Energy, Climate Justice and Sustainability Lab at New York University's School of Professional Studies and is a research professor who teaches graduate level courses examining global climate…

Diletta Doretti

RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE FOR GUYANA AND SURINAME THE WORLD BANK

Diletta Doretti is the Resident Representative for Guyana and Suriname. Ms. Doretti, an Italian national, is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day dialogue and solid partnership around the World Bank programs in both countries. Since…

Dr. Mahender Sharma

Head of the Guyana Energy Agency

Dr. Mahender Sharma has been actively involved in the energy sector for more than two decades in the areas of solar power, hydroelectricity, wind energy, bio-energy and energy efficiency. Dr. Sharma has served as…

Dr. Martin Pertab

Head, Local Content Secretariat

Dr. Martin Pertab is the Director of the Local Content Secretariat at the Ministry of Natural Resources. He holds a Master's Degree in Economics from the New Mexico State University, U.S.A., and is currently…

Dr. Natasha Gaskin-Peters

Director, Centre for Local Business Development

Natasha is an Economist with experience in both micro and macro economics. Natasha’s experience covers the real and fiscal sectors which includes modelling and forecasting of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), fiscal revenues, fiscal expenditure…

Dr. Paulette Bynoe

Deputy Dean, University of Guyana School for Graduate Studies and Research

Dr. Paulette Bynoe is the Deputy Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Guyana and has more than 20 years of professional accomplishment as an inter-disciplinary trained Environmental Scientist. She teaches post-graduate…

Dr. Peter Ramsaroop

Guyana’s Chief Investment Officer and CEO of the Guyana Office for Investment

Dr. Ramsaroop has served in Senior Executive Management roles in both public and private (Fortune 500) companies.  He was the Chairman of RoopGroup Investments (Guyana), Former Chairman and CEO of Evolvent Inc – A…

Dr. Priya Marajh

Board Director, Touchstone Exploration

Dr. Priya Marajh is currently the Vice President - Advocacy and Member Engagement at the Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago and a lecturer of various international relations courses at the University of the…

Dr. Rosh Khan

Head, ACE Consulting Services

Dr. Rosh Khan is a young member of Guyana's private sector that is focused on national development. After graduating with an MD at the age of 23 from the American International School of Medicine,…

Dr. Thackwray Driver

President and Chief Executive Officer. The Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago

Dr. Thackwray “Dax” Driver has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Energy Chamber since 2003. He has pioneered numerous new initiatives and activities for the Energy Chamber, including the Safe to Work programme…

Dr. the Hon. Keith Rowley

Prime Minister: Trinidad and Tobago

Dr. Keith Christopher Rowley was born on October 24th 1949 in Mason Hall, Tobago, and was raised by his grandparents, who were prominent Tobago farmers. Dr. Rowley completed his secondary schooling at Bishop’s High…

Dr. the Honourable Ralph E. Gonsalves

Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Grace A. Hutson

Account Manager - Caribbean Geo-Market, Halliburton

A Guyanese by nature and nurture that is committed to supporting Oil and Gas Companies and Regulatory Agencies in their Digital Transformation Journey. She serves as the Account Manager at Halliburton Landmark with responsibility…

Her Excellency Jane Miller OBE

British High Commissioner to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana

British High Commissioner to Guyana and non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of Suriname Ms Jane Miller OBE was appointed British High Commissioner to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana and Her Majesty’s Non-Resident Ambassador to…

His Excellency Chandrikapersad Santokhi

President of The Cooperative Republic of Suriname

Chandrikapersad Santokhi was born on the 3rd of February 1959, in the District of Suriname, in the Republic of Suriname. In 1978, at the age of 19, he enrolled in the Dutch Police Academy…

His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali

President of The Cooperative Republic of Guyana

His Excellency, Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, was sworn in as Guyana’s Ninth Executive President on August 2, 2020. Dr Ali is the holder of a Doctorate in Urban and Regional Planning from the University…

His Excellency Iván Duque Márquez

Former President of Colombia

Iván Duque Márquez was born in Bogotá on August 1, 1976. He is a lawyer from the Sergio Arboleda University, a Colombian politician and writer. He is married to Mrs. María Juliana Ruiz, with…

Hon. Brig (Ret’d) Mark Phillips

Prime Minister: The Cooperative Republic of Guyana

Brigadier (Ret'd) Mark Anthony Phillips was sworn in as the 9th Executive Prime Minister of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana under President Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali on August 2, 2020. Following his appointment as…

Hon. Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo

Vice President: The Cooperative Republic of Guyana

Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo was born on January 23, 1963 in the quiet village of Unity, Mahaica, Region Four. Prior to his appointment as Vice President in the administration of President Dr. Irfaan Ali, Dr.…

Hon. Vickram Bharrat

Minister of Natural Resources: The Cooperative Republic of Guyana

The Minister was born in Berbice, Region 6 and has attained his academic achievement in a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Guyana and is qualified in the area of Public…

John Hess

Chief Executive Officer, Hess Corporation

John B. Hess is Chief Executive Officer of Hess Corporation. Mr. Hess led the Fortune 500 company through a strategic transformation from an integrated oil company into a pure play E&P company. Mr. Hess…

Jon Charles Rhodes

Guyana Country Director, Baker Hughes

LARS MANGAL

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, TOTALTEC

Mr Mangal is a senior Guyanese professional with over 30 years of international executive experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr Mangal founded TOTALTEC Oilfield Services (Guyana) shortly after the 2015 discovery by ExxonMobil…

Liam M. Mallon

President, ExxonMobil Upstream Company

Liam Mallon is president of ExxonMobil Upstream Company. In this role, he has responsibility for the company’s upstream business including exploration and portfolio management, as well as the company’s upstream oil and gas businesses…

Liu Xiaoxiang

President, CNOOC Petroleum Guyana Limited

Mr. Liu Xiaoxiang is a highly experienced professional with over 20 years of energy industry experience.  Mr. Liu holds a Masters of Science in Geology from Northwest University in Xi’an, China.  He has worked…

Natalia Seepersaud LL.B, L.E.C.

Attorney at Law

Natalia is a Corporate Lawyer with a background Business Administration specializing as a corporate fixer. She has served in many roles since remigrating to Guyana from Canada, most recently as Trade Commissioner to the…

Nicholas Deygoo

Director, Guyana Oil and Gas Support Services Inc

Mr. Nicholas Deygoo returned from Washington D.C to join the family business in 2010, where he had worked with Wells Fargo Bank N.A as a mortgage backed Securities Analyst; and for Valuation Services Inc…

Nicolas Sicard

Area Director – Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad, TechnipFMC

A mechanical engineer, Nicolas has commenced its career as a field engineer assigned to onshore construction sites prior to go across other segments of activities of the company, being exposed to key positions within…

Orlando Cabrales Segovia

Chief Executive Officer, Frontera Energy

Chief Executive Officer, Orlando Cabrales Segovia has over 30 years of experience in the public and private energy sector in Colombia, including serving as President of NATURGAS, the Colombian natural gas trade association, until…

Paul Langlois

Exploration Manager at CGX Energy

Paul Langlois has over 18 years of exploration and development experience across multiple basins including Guyana, North America, Gulf of Mexico, Middle East, Africa, Europe, and South Asia. Mr. Langlois serves as the Exploration…

Paul Macdonald

HSE Manager, Stena Drilling Ltd

Paul Macdonald is the HSE Manager for Stena Drilling Ltd. Paul’s career in Oil and Gas started more than 30 years ago when he took his first job offshore as a Medic after leaving…

Pradeepa Bholanauth

Senior Director for Climate And Redd+, Ministry of Natural Resources: Co-Operative Republic of Guyana

Dr. Bholanauth is an Environmental Economist who is currently the Senior Director for Climate and REDD+ at the Ministry of Natural Resources in Guyana.  She previously worked as Programme Coordinator for the 11th European…

Professor Suresh Narine

Chairman, CGX Energy

Professor Suresh Narine, named in 2011 as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Leaders, is originally from Guyana. He has been a Director on the CGX board since 2012, serving variously as Co-Chairman,…

Rabin Chandarpal

Deputy General Manager, Guyana Shore Base Inc

A Civil Engineer by profession, Rabin Chandarpal holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Guyana and a Master of Science Degree in Construction Management from the University of the West…

Sayed Fahim

Outcome Value ESG Performance Lead, SLB

Syed Fahim serves as the Global ESG Performance Lead for SLB’s Sales and Commercial function, based out of Houston. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the National University of Sciences and Technology,…

Shanette Rayside

Human Resources Team Leader, Saipem Guyana

Shanette Rayside is a Guyanese born young professional who holds a Masters degree in Management Science (Project Management). After completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management at the University of Guyana, she started her career…

Sharlene S. Seegoolam

Managing Director, Guyana and Antilles, SLB

Sharlene S. Seegoolam is currently the Managing Director of SLB, Guyana and the Antilles. She has comprehensive experience in leveraging technical and commercial solutions to align with customers’ drivers and ultimately drive outperformance. She…

Shyam Nokta

President of the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) and Chief Representative for the Caribbean for the Delhi-based Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

Mr. Nokta holds a Masters of Science in Environmental Assessment and Management from the University of Oxford–Brookes and a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Studies from the University of Guyana. Mr. Nokta has accumulated…